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laws that will benefit all the citizens of the commonwealth
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My first impression, honestly, is that Common Cause has a great history but is very much an older, white organization that really cares about the commonwealth.
Nearly five months later, areas of the island remain without power as Puerto Rico struggles to recover from the catastrophic damage left by the worst natural disaster in the commonwealth's history.
There were religious leaders, members of the royal family, and commonwealth countries that were invited.
And Loudoun commonwealth’s attorney Jim Plowman said Nuckolls and Vanegas appeared to have had an inappropriate relationship that turned sour, though both vehemently deny one ever took place.
Both the commonwealth and PREPA are bankrupt, and a federal judge is overseeing the restructuring of more than $70 billion in debt.
The school will focus on training in primary care to turn out graduates who could ease the commonwealth’s chronic shortage of physicians.
Nearly a month after Maria devastated this island commonwealth, life remains a struggle.
But after tax break for U.S. companies in Puerto Rico expired in 2006, jobs and citizens left the island, pushing the commonwealth into an economic recession.
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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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