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laws that will benefit all the citizens of the commonwealth
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Her shirt featured the Puerto Rican flag, which was outlawed in the commonwealth before it was officially adopted in 1952.
A few of our favorites: Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls (who hails from the commonwealth of Puerto Rico), and best friends–turned–social media supernovas Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid.
But what that will mean for the commonwealth moving forward is another question.
Leticia Jover, a spokeswoman for commonwealth Housing Secretary Fernando Gil, declined to comment on AECOM’s allegations, citing the possibility that the case could lead to legal action.
The commonwealth is aiming to do something about that, announcing $2 million in grants toward developing and implementing educator residency programs at various in-state colleges.
Voters also nominated Corey Stewart, a Prince William County supervisor and commonwealth carbon of Trump — best known as a defender of Confederate symbolism — to take on Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine in November.
The commonwealth is considering offloading some 3,200 prisoners, apparently to privately run lockups across the water, according to the latest fiscal turnaround plan.
Even before the hurricanes of 2017, the number of Puerto Ricans living in Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake counties had climbed to more than 332,000, which is about a tenth of the population of the commonwealth island in the Caribbean.
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COMMONWEALTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commonwealth for English Language Learners
: a group of countries or states that have political or economic connections with one another
the Commonwealth : a U.S. state
: a political unit that is like a U.S. state but that pays no federal taxes and has only a representative in Congress who does not vote
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