PR pro-statehood student group says Lieberman supports status bill
The Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association reports that Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman informed Governor Luis Fortuño, Commissioner Resident Pedro Pierluisi, and PRSSA Executive Director Raúl Vidal that he will support Pierluisi’s efforts to get a local vote on PR’s status, soon. The communications occurred during a luncheon organized by PRSSA. The group this week also announced the commencement of a lobbying campaign in DC to gain bipartisan support for Pierluisi’s efforts.
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