Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., yesterday joined the ongoing rum-tax revenue debate between Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands by filing legislation that would limit subsidies to rum makers to 10% of a territory’s yearly rum-tax revenue.

The measure is in response to a deal that the Virgin Islands crafted with U.K. company Diageo PLC, maker of Captain Morgan rum, in which the company will move production of the rum to St. Croix from Puerto Rico.

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