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Justices hear arguments on Puerto Rico oversight

The Supreme Court of the United States. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti.

WASHINGTON – The more they heard, the more hesitant Supreme Court justices seemed to be Tuesday about disrupting the work of the board Congress put in place to fix Puerto Rico’s catastrophic economic problems. If the hundreds of billions of ...

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Puerto Ricans shut down highway, march toward Capitol to demand that governor resign

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Puerto Ricans draped in their territory’s colors marched into the streets Monday to demand the resignation of their embattled governor, shuttering businesses and paralyzing a major highway in one of the largest demonstration in the ...

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HUD inspector general’s office to look into whether White House interfered with Puerto Rico aid

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WASHINGTON – The inspector general of the Department of Housing and Urban Development will review whether the White House has interfered with hurricane relief funding approved for Puerto Rico, an island still trying to recover from the impact of Hurricane ...

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UB Law School clinic to help hurricane victims

The University at Buffalo School of Law has launched a new law clinic — The Puerto Rico Recovery Assistance Legal Clinic — to provide free legal assistance to the victims of Hurricane Maria. Applications are now being accepted and eight ...

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Cuomo to travel to Puerto Rico to assist recovery efforts

Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to travel to Puerto Rico with emergency response officials to help out with recovery efforts on the island ravaged by Hurricane Maria. The Democratic governor said Thursday that New York will also be delivering emergency supplies ...

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