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Entry Title Date
Seniors’ Health Care Plan Protection Act Of 2015 June 17, 2015
Charles Rangel, D-NY
"This is particularly true with our citizens in Puerto Rico that don’t really have an option to anything except Medicare Advantage. Of course, as we all know, the economic conditions and the poverty that prevails there is extreme."
Herman Badillo Post Office Building June 15, 2015
Stacey Plaskett, D-VI
"As a Virgin Islander living next door to Puerto Rico and as a former assistant district attorney in Bronx County, where Mr. Badillo lived, it gives me great pleasure to join my colleagues in supporting H.R. 1350, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442 East 167th Street in Bronx, New York, as the Herman Badillo Post Office Building."
Celebrating The 50Th Anniversary Of Head Start May 20, 2015
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Since its inception, Head Start has served 32 million children in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. territories. Last year, in my home State of Illinois, there were 130 early Head Start and Head Start providers providing quality teachers."
The Approaching Medicaid Cliff In Puerto Rico May 13, 2015
Pedro Pierluisi, D-PR
"Mr. Speaker, earlier this week, I sent a letter to President Obama regarding an approaching problem that is unique to Puerto Rico and the other U.S. territories and that can be called the Medicaid funding cliff. This morning, I rise to advise my colleagues about this cliff, which each territory will reach by 2019 and which Puerto Rico could reach by 2018 or even 2017."
An Update On The Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act April 22, 2015
Pedro Pierluisi, D-PR
"Mr. Speaker, for the sixth time this year, I rise to discuss Puerto Rico‘s political status."

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