Massachusetts Delegation Visits Puerto Rico For Update On Disaster Recovery

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Massachusetts Delegation Visits Puerto Rico For Update On Disaster Recovery

Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Wednesday launched a new drive to become the 51st U.S. state, with the island's governor demanding an end to "second-class" treatment of its citizens.

"It is completely unacceptable, it is inhumane and you have to ask yourself if this would happen in any other state".

On Saturday, federal agents reportedly raided a warehouse controlled by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), finding almost 3,000 pieces of "critical material to contractors", including transformers and steel sleeves that had not been put to use for power restoration.

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Congressional lawmakers say the time for bickering and division needs to make way for unity and action in order to help the island and evacuees from Puerto Rico. "But we have not had to alter our practice whatsoever", said Heaton. He said, "It is surreal that this was said by the president".

Ricardo Rosselló on Thursday called for the Department of Justice to investigate the island's public utility, following the discovery of a warehouse full of power equipment that could be used to restore electricity to the half of territory residents who have lived without it for more than three months.

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While the number of Puerto Ricans who have come to nearby Florida since the storm is unclear, the University of Florida estimates that the number is around 50,000, based on school enrollments and requests for state aid.

The Gainesville Sun reports Florida has received 11,207 students from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as of late December. Bill Nelson praised the Republican governor for his efforts and urged federal lawmakers to do more.

Puerto Rico's farm families are now facing enormous challenges rebuilding their farms.

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