The island’s ability to receive assistance and resources from federal authorities would be enhanced by statehood. This issue turned out to be especially unmistakable in the repercussions of Tropical storm Maria, which crushed the island. At that point, Puerto Rican specialists contended that the Republic’s regional status – among different elements – restricted government assets and reaction.
Statehood would ensure upgraded portrayal for Puerto Rico at the government level, providing them with numerous individuals from the Place of Agents and two US Legislators.
Puerto Rican residents would fit the bill for every government benefit. They are only eligible for a few at the moment.
On the island, Puerto Rican statehood allies incorporate unmistakable neighborhood authorities of Puerto Rico’s major ideological groups. Jennifer Gonzalez-Colon, a member of Congress and resident commissioner for Puerto Rico, and Pedro Pierluisi, the governor of Puerto Rico, are two examples of this group.
Also, numerous unmistakable American lawmakers – including President Joe Biden – have spoken about Puerto Rican statehood. Individuals from the Leftist faction by and large help Puerto Rican statehood.