Since coming into power in 2009, Gov. Luis FortuÃ±o (R-Puerto Rico) has cut government spending by 20 percent, lowered taxes and raised the territory's bond status to its highest rating in 35 years - all during a punishing economic climate.
Gov. FortuÃ±o sat down with Reason Magazine Editor in Chief Matt Welch to discuss Puerto Rico's turnaround, federal immigration policy, the drug war, education reform, his support of statehood and a possible future in mainland politics.
Interview by Matt Welch. Shot by Jim Epstein and Meredith Bragg. Edited by Bragg.
Approximately 29 minutes.
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