Hurricane María


Rick Scott Continues to Court Puerto Ricans

Republican Sen. Rick Scott recently declared himself “the voice of Puerto Rico in the Senate,” after pushing for an additional $600 million in aid for the island in the form of food stamp funds. “Puerto Rico’s success is America’s success and Puerto Rico’s recovery is America’s recovery,” he said. Puerto […]


Congress to Create Commission to Investigate Response to Hurricane María

Senate Democrats plan to introduce a bill to establish a commission to investigate the federal response to Hurricane María in Puerto Rico. The legislation is pushed by Rep. Nydia Velázquez, D-NY, who last year tried to jumpstart such a commission along with Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss. In the Senate, […]