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The Hill
Dem Senators write DHS calling for accurate hurricane death countstweets. He added that the island territory's existing debt and infrastructure
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
tweets. He added that the island territory's existing debt and infrastructure issues compounded problems. The letter from Dems echoed the calls that Democratic House Reps. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) sent to DHS last we... Read more
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EuroNews
Puerto Rico Struggling A Month After Hurricane Maria Hitstill are not reaching loved ones. "To this day, I have three brothers that I
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
still are not reaching loved ones. "To this day, I have three brothers that I haven't been able to talk to," said Rep. Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., who has been a leader in pushing the Trump administration to ramp up its recovery... Read more
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The Columbian
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide,” said the lawmaker
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide,” said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax overhaul plan... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
The Register Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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The Sentinel
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsdisaster aid package for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. But that reli
The Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
disaster aid package for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. But that relief was "paltry" for the territories' residents because of the unequal tax treatment, said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez of New Yo... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
The Middletown Press / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthemselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmaker
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
themselves of some of the tax benefits we typically provide," said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez, both of New York. The request comes as Congress prepares to craft into legislation a nearly $6 trillion tax... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsthe territories' residents because of the unequal tax treatment, said the lawma
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
the territories' residents because of the unequal tax treatment, said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez of New York. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsdisaster aid package for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. But that reli
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
disaster aid package for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. But that relief was "paltry" for the territories' residents because of the unequal tax treatment, said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez of New Yo... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islandsdisaster aid package for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. But that reli
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
disaster aid package for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. But that relief was "paltry" for the territories' residents because of the unequal tax treatment, said the lawmakers led by Democratic Reps. Joe Crowley and Nydia Velazquez of New Yo... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
House OK's $36.5B storm aid billlonger term, he said, "Yes, we need to make sure that Puerto Rico can begin to
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
longer term, he said, "Yes, we need to make sure that Puerto Rico can begin to stand on its own two feet." Representative Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat, criticized Trump's tweets in a statement, saying, "I would note that the president did... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. House approves disaster funds as Trump criticizes Puerto Ricothe National Flood Insurance Program to help it cover claims after reaching its
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
the National Flood Insurance Program to help it cover claims after reaching its borrowing limit. Democratic Representative Nydia Velazquez of New York, which has a large Puerto Rican community, chastised Trump for his Twitter comments. “The... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. House approves disaster funds as Trump criticizes Puerto Ricoof Barranquitas outside San Juan, Puerto Rico October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
of Barranquitas outside San Juan, Puerto Rico October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Democratic Representative Nydia Velazquez of New York, which has a large Puerto Rican community, said on the House floor that the island is facing a... Read more
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Reuters
White House 'committed' to Puerto Rico relief after Trump criticismwould amount to abandoning U.S. citizens as the island struggles with the storm
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
would amount to abandoning U.S. citizens as the island struggles with the storm’s aftermath. Democratic Representative Nydia Velazquez of New York, which has a large Puerto Rican community, said on the House floor that the island is facing a... Read more
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New Kerala
Follow Three State Senators From Puerto Rico And The USVI As They Come To Washington, DC Amidst Hurricane Disaster To Secure Relief And Recovery - newkerala news #279675are the key to the islands' long-term recovery. So, NHCSL immediately contacted
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
are the key to the islands' long-term recovery. So, NHCSL immediately contacted the Secretary of Energy's office. Reps. Nydia Velazquez (NY) and Luis Gutierrez (IL) had already expressed an interest to meet with the delegation, but NHCSL knew... Read more
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New York Post
Jones Act waiver expires for Puerto Rico, won’t be renewed: DHSissued the waiver on Sept. 28 after a request by Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosse
New York Post / Posted 11 days ago
issued the waiver on Sept. 28 after a request by Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello and other lawmakers, including Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between US ports to be... Read more
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Reuters
Congresswoman urges Trump to extend Puerto Rico Jones Act waiverNEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Nydia Velazquez urged President Donald
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Nydia Velazquez urged President Donald Trump to extend a waiver on shipping limitations for hurricane-battered Puerto Rico on Friday, two days before the 10-day measure was set to expire. Trump signed off on... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Democrats call for Puerto Rico recovery plans to address broader debt crisisto require we look at the fiscal demands on Puerto Rico. We need to suspend, wa
Crain's New York Business / Posted 16 days ago
to require we look at the fiscal demands on Puerto Rico. We need to suspend, waive or delay” debt payments. Representative Nydia Velazquez of New York said Trump’s statement shows he “understands that the public debt is a big impediment to Puerto... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Hurricane Maria reminds some of ‘second-class’ statusPress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks
Lake Placid News / Posted 20 days ago
"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with." Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some Puerto Ricans"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with." Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Federal Response to Hurricane Maria Draws CriticismPress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
The Middletown Press / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
Darien News-Review / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
The New Canaan News / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for somePress Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on th
The Register Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers are on the ground helping Puerto Rico recover. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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The Hill
Puerto Rican lawmaker slams Trump for San Juan mayor attacksRep. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.), who is Puerto Rican, ripped into President Trump
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.), who is Puerto Rican, ripped into President Trump for his attacks on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. “[Trump] your tweets on #PR show outrageous, unpresidential lack of empathy... Read more
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CBS News
Some Puerto Ricans feel like "second-class" citizens in wake of Maria"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks
CBS News / Posted 20 days ago
"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with." Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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CTV News
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks
CTV News / Posted 20 days ago
"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with." Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with." Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second class' status for some"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 days ago
"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with." Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
"in terrible shape" and "billions of dollars owed to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with." Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat who was born in Puerto Rico, said earlier this week that she was "offended and insulted"... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trump says he admires Puerto Ricans; They ask where proof isbroken infrastructure & massive debt, is in deep trouble.. That was no surpris
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
broken infrastructure & massive debt, is in deep trouble.. That was no surprise to many of his fellow New Yorkers. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a Democrat, said Trump has never had much interaction with Puerto Ricans in the five boroughs. "Nothing... Read more
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ABC News
What you need to know about the Jones Act, which Trump just waived for Puerto Ricoactivity a year, but they especially need it now in just getting vessels in.”
ABC News / Posted 22 days ago
activity a year, but they especially need it now in just getting vessels in.” Eight members of Congress led by Rep. Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., sent a written request Monday to DHS acting Secretary Elaine Duke. By Wednesday, DHS said it was... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
President Trump Waives Shipping Restrictions for Puerto Ricoseverely by Maria, and residents faced shortages of all supplies. Lawmakers inc
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 23 days ago
severely by Maria, and residents faced shortages of all supplies. Lawmakers including Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., urged the Trump administration to waive the Jones Act to allow more supplies to reach the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Trump waives shipping restrictions to speed help to Puerto Ricoseverely by Maria, and residents faced shortages of all supplies. Lawmakers inc
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 23 days ago
severely by Maria, and residents faced shortages of all supplies. Lawmakers including Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., urged the Trump administration to waive the Jones Act to allow more supplies to reach the... Read more
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