Puerto Rico Told To Overcome “Credibility Gap” To Receive Aid

Wochit Headline News - November 15, 2017

Puerto Rico, still trying to recover from the reported $45-$95 billion in damage caused by Hurricane Maria, has requested as much as $94 billion in federal aid via a letter sent Monday from Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello to President Donald Trump.

“The scale and scope of the catastrophe in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria knows no historic precedent,” Rossello’s letter read.

“We are calling upon your administration to request an emergency supplemental appropriation bill that addresses our unique unmet needs with strength and expediency.”.


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