Tags: "Rico"

16 Nov
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U.S. Congress to seek new tax incentives for Puerto Rico rebuilding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he wants to craft changes to a just-passed tax overhaul bill to provide “additional tax incentives” that would help Puerto Ricans recover from Hurricane Maria. In a ...

14 Nov
0

Puerto Rico requests US$94 billion from Congress for hurricane recovery effort

Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello unveiled a US$94.3 billion disaster relief request to Congress on Monday, a massive sum that he said will help the US territory adequately recover from Hurricane Maria. Rossello also promised that the island’s recovery effort ...

13 Nov
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Puerto Rico requests $94 billion from Congress for hurricane recovery

Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló unveiled a $94.3 billion disaster relief request to Congress on Monday, a massive sum that he said will help the U.S. territory adequately recover from Hurricane Maria. Rosselló also promised that the island’s recovery effort ...

07 Nov
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Congress Hears Puerto Rico Needs Aid on an ‘Unprecedented Scale’

WASHINGTON — An economic crisis already present in Puerto Rico before Hurricane Maria devastated the island more than 50 days ago could get much worse as officials estimate they will need as much as a staggering $21 billion over the ...

02 Nov
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Exclusive: Trump boosts disaster aid for Puerto Rico rebuild

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday agreed to expand the use of disaster aid to help rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid and other infrastructure wrecked by Hurricane Maria, the White House said. Workers of Puerto Rico’s Electric ...

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