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Sanders Introduces Bill to Rebuild Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

In this aerial photo damaged and destroyed homes are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico on Sept. 28, 2017. 46 percent of the 3.4 million residents remain without power 70 days after Hurricane Maria. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Robert Sterner, Advisor

November 30, 2017

Senator Bernie Sanders announced a $146 billion plan to rebuild Puerto Rico on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Equitable Rebuild Act is cosponsored in the Senate by Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) Ed Markey (D-Mas...

Charities help Puerto Rico recover post Irma

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class
Liam Kennedy/Released)

Mira Yorkus, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Recovery starts when the storm passed. Category 5 Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico with 180 mph winds and flash floods that resulted in widespread destruction on September 6, 2017. Over hundreds of thousands of citizens suffered from severe damage and now are left with little food and water, no pow...

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