Law and Policy


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Edgardo Cruz Certified With Majority of Votes for Guánica Mayoral Chair

If he prevails, he would make history in Puerto Rico as the first mayor to be elected by direct nomination and the second mayor to be openly gay.

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Florida Democrats Say DeSantis’ Anti-Protest Bill Is Racist

The bill has been widely denounced by Florida Democrats as a measure that “promises selective enforcement against people of color.”

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Rep. Ritchie Torres Wasn’t Deterred by the Chaos on Capitol Hill

"I never thought, as a newly sworn-in Congressman, that I would live through a violent assault on the US Capitol," said the first-time elected official, Rep. Ritchie Torres.

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These Are the First Six Executive Orders Signed by Puerto Rico’s New Governor

Gov. Pedro Pierluisi's executive orders address the coronavirus emergency, crime, and the budget.

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What the Democrats’ Ban on Gender-Specific Pronouns Really Means

The plan, which Speaker Nancy Pelosi called a "bold and future-focused" move, aims to strike "he" and "she" from the rules of the US House of Representatives.

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5 Latino Trailblazers Who Should Be in All History Books

From traveling to space to advocating for equal rights, these five Latinos aimed high and made history.

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Neighbors: We Don’t Want You Here

A letter from the Mar-a-Lago neighbors of the president says Trump needs to be notified that he cannot use the storied resort as his residence.