Tag: Virgin Islands

Danny McAuliffeFebruary 12, 2018

After contentious weeks at the U.S. Capitol, Congressman Darren Soto has turned his attention toward Tallahassee, where he believes legislators face “big challenges” and should seize the opportunity to unite on major issues facing the state. The Orlando-area Democrat gave his take on the state’s Session on Monday during a press conference with several Hispanic […]

Scott PowersSeptember 27, 2017

Florida Agriculture Commissioner and leading Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam told the Florida Chamber of Commerce Wednesday that Florida needs to do more to help Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, including preparation for a mass migration of Hurricane Maria aftermath evacuees. Putnam, speaking before the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Future of Florida […]

Terry RoenSeptember 21, 2017

Politicians released statements Thursday urging support for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Caribbean countries following the devastation left by Hurricane Maria. Gov. Rick Scott said he called the governors of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands offering support and anything they need. “Our hearts go out to them and they are in our […]

Guest AuthorFebruary 12, 2015

The fifth resolution before the U.S. House of Representatives in its first meeting in January was overwhelmingly defeated along a pure party-line vote of 238 Republicans saying “no” and 160 Democrats nodding “yes.” The issue affected the five “nonvoting” members of Congress representing four Trust Territories and the District of Columbia. House Resolution 5 would […]


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