Most Americans Say Puerto Ricans Are Not Yet Getting the Help They Need After Hurricane Maria

As President Trump threatens to scale back the federal response to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria, most Americans say that Puerto Ricans affected by Hurricane Maria are not yet getting the help they need (62%), and about half say that the federal government has been too slow to […] Read more »

Tracking Trump’s inattention to Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria via his tweets

Ten days after Hurricane Maria made landfall, millions in Puerto Rico are still without electricity, gas, cash or running water (make a donation to help out here)—but this is 2017, so obviously we’re talking about the president’s bad tweets. … So, as it’s a beautiful Saturday in NYC, I cracked […] Read more »

Puerto Rican Voters Want to Join U.S. as 51st State

If the United State Congress were to allow the citizens of Puerto Rico to choose between independence and statehood, an overwhelming majority (70 percent) would choose statehood, with 14 percent opting for independence and 13 percent undecided, according to a Suffolk University/Universidad del Turabo poll of 601 likely voters in […] Read more »