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English/Español: Rubio Comments on Trump Administration’s Unprecedented FEMA Infrastructure Grants for Puerto Rico

Sep 18, 2020 | Press Releases

Miami, FL — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced that the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) was awarding grants in order to help Puerto Ricans continue to recover following the destruction of Hurricane Maria in 2017:

“As our fellow citizens in Puerto Rico continue their long road to recovery following the destructive path of Hurricane Maria, I welcome the Trump Administration’s announcement of much needed funding for the island’s electrical grid and education system. Having seen firsthand the destruction left by this category 5 hurricane, these funds will help to improve the lives of all Puerto Ricans.”

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July 17, 2019: Rubio: Puerto Ricans Should Not Be Punished for the Wrongdoings of Politicians

April 18, 2018: Rubio, Nelson Urge FEMA, Puerto Rico Governor to Extend Housing Assistance for Hurricane Maria Victims

March 20, 2018: Rubio: My promise to Puerto Rico

February, 7, 2018: Rubio, González-Colón Aseguran Prioridades de Financiamiento para Puerto Rico en el Acuerdo Presupuestario

February 1, 2018: Rubio, Nelson Urge DOJ to Work with Puerto Rico to Ensure Safety on the Island After Hurricane Maria

January 23, 2018: Rubio Requests Information from Puerto Rico Governor on Island’s Cash Balances

October 24, 2017: Rubio, Nelson Urge DOT, FEMA to Identify Interim Solutions for Puerto Rico’s Infrastructure

October 19, 2017: PHOTOS: Rubio Meets with Puerto Rican Governor, Pushes More Disaster Aid for Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico

October 13, 2017: Rubio Urges HHS to Take Aggressive Action to Address Public Health Concerns in Puerto Rico

October 12, 2017: Rubio Asks Senate Committee to Investigate Oversight of Nursing Home Regulations in Florida, Puerto Rico

October 1, 2017: VIDEO: Rubio Discusses Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico, State Department Response to Attacks on U.S. Diplomats in Havana

September 29, 2017: VIDEO: Rubio Discusses Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico, Florida

September 28, 2017: Rubio Calls on DOD to Ramp Up Response to Crisis in Puerto Rico

September 27, 2017: Rubio Deploys Staff to Puerto Rico to Aid in Recovery Efforts

September 27, 2017: Rubio, Nelson Urge Additional Federal Assistance for Puerto Rico

September 26, 2017: VIDEO: On Senate Floor, Rubio Warns Puerto Rico is ‘Growing Humanitarian Crisis’

September 20, 2017: Rubio, Nelson Ask President, Attorney General for Puerto Rico Assistance in Light of Hurricane Maria


RUBIO SOBRE LOS SUBSIDIOS DE FEMA PARA LA INFRAESTRUCTURA EN PUERTO RICO POR PARTE DE LA ADMINISTRACIÓN TRUMP

Miami, FL — El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) emitió el siguiente comunicado después que la administración del Presidente Trump anunció unos subsidios para la Administración Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) para ayudar a los puertorriqueños a seguir recuperándose tras la destrucción del huracán María en el 2017:

“A medida que nuestros connacionales en Puerto Rubio continúan su camino hacia la recuperación tras el destructivo paso del huracán María, aplaudo el anuncio de la administración del Presidente Trump de otorgar fondos necesarios para la red eléctrica y el sistema educativo de la isla. Habiendo visto de primera mano la destrucción que dejó este huracán de categoría 5, estos fondos ayudarán a mejorar la vida de todos los puertorriqueños”.