Unformatted text preview: the budget. However, the sales tax was not permitted and lawmakers in charge did not approve it. (I found this to be a very interesting article because it outlines government issues that could be avoided and resolved without the commonwealth country of Puerto Rico taking out loans to “close the budget gap” and to pay salaries of government workers such as teachers with proper government officials and proper voting system, lawmaking system. If Puerto Rico really is under the influence of United States, why is it that United States would not allow for sales tax that would make Puerto Rico stand on its feet a little steadier?) Original Article is found at: http://www.forbes.com/home_asia/feeds/ap/2006/05/11/ap2737638.html...
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- Spring '08
- U.S. state, Law of the United States