VIDEO: Brevard County Commission To Vote On Resolution To Block Puerto Rico As U.S. 51st State

By  //  July 9, 2017

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Meeting Set For Tuesday

ABOVE VIDEO: The Brevard County Commission is set to vote on a resolution urging the U.S. Congress to block the admittance of Puerto Rico as the country’s 51st state. (WFTV Video)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA (WFTV) – The Brevard County Commission is set to vote on a resolution urging the U.S. Congress to block the admittance of Puerto Rico as the country’s 51st state.

Commissioner John Tobia introduced the resolution, citing Puerto Rico’s $123 billion in debt and the burden that would place on U.S. taxpayers.

“To extend statehood to them now, as several members of Congress have already proposed, would be a catastrophe for all American taxpayers,” Tobia said.

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