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Entry Title Date
Honoring Sgt. Felix Conde-Falcon April 10, 2014
John Carter, R-TX
"A native son of Puerto Rico, Sgt. Felix Conde-Falcon volunteered to join the Army in 1963 and was soon stationed in Texas at both Fort Bliss and Fort Hood. He settled in the Lone Star State with his wife and young family before answering the call to fight for freedom in Vietnam."
Fort Hood Shooting April 8, 2014
John Cornyn, R-TX
"Sergeant Lazaney-Rodriguez was a native of Puerto Rico, and he served multiple combat tours in Iraq. He too made a distinct impression on his friends and fellow soldiers at Fort Hood. One of them described him as “the epitome of what you want a leader to be in the Army.”"
Puerto Rico: How Statehood Would Potentially Affect Selected Federal Programs And Revenue Sources April 2, 2014
Pedro Pierluisi, D-PR
"Mr. Speaker, this week, the GAO published a report about the fiscal impact of Puerto Rico statehood on the Federal Government."
Week In Review March 27, 2014
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"The power to tax is the power to destroy. Our Founders knew that. Taxation helped cause a revolution. And in fairness to the people of the District of Columbia, they are the only group who, under the Constitution, are not allowed to have a full voting Member of Congress, and who are required nonetheless to pay Federal income tax. Puerto Rico, Samoa, Mariana Islands, all of those that are territories, under the Constitution they are not entitled to a full voting Representative and do not pay Federal income tax."
Federal Responsibility For The Cleanup Of Vieques And Culebra March 26, 2014
Pedro Pierluisi, D-PR
"Mr. Speaker, Vieques and Culebra are two island municipalities of Puerto Rico. Each is home to beautiful beaches, to rich animal and plant life, and to warm, welcoming people."

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