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June 6, 2018

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican evacuees head to D.C. ahead of FEMA deadline

Nationally, there are more than 2,300 families relying on this housing assistance.  According to the Pioneer Valley Project, there are 40 families living at this hotel that evacuated Puerto Rico. …

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June 6, 2018

Puerto Rico

Trump praises hurricane response amid demands for Maria death toll investigation

Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have said they want to do more to prepare Puerto Rico for the next hurricane. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), chairman of …

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June 6, 2018

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican families request assistance to congressmen in DC

Since the program began, more than 19,000 individuals have taken refuge in hotels in 40 states, in DC and Puerto Rico, and at least 5,000 continue to benefit from the …

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June 6, 2018

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Families Set to Lose FEMA Housing Assistance

About 2,300 families are still in TSA-participating hotels in 28 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, according to FEMA. “Those families who remain in hotels will at that point have no …

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June 6, 2018

Puerto Rico

Hispanic lawmakers call for commission to study reported under counting of death toll in Puerto Rico

Later Wednesday, busloads of displaced Puerto Rican families living in hotels in Massachusetts plan to lobby congressional lawmakers on Capitol Hill to extend federal assistance to hurricane victims. “We really want …

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June 5, 2018

California town’s mayor testing guaranteed basic income for residents

Trena Turner, a pastor and executive director of community organization Faith in the Valley who deals with economically disadvantaged people, hopes the experiment will change the way people see Stockton, …

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