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Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Statement on Puerto Rico Assistance Bill

WASHINGTON, DC –(ENEWSPF)--June 10, 2016.   Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky released the following statement after voting against the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act:

“I am deeply concerned about the serious financial situation facing Puerto Rico, and I am committed to finding solutions to help its people and businesses regain stability and prosperity. However, I cannot support legislation that asks hard-working men and women to bear more than their fair share of the recovery burden. My Republican colleagues insisted that this bill include provisions that would allow new workers to be paid subminimum wages – up to $3 . . .

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