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Tons of Food Went to Waste in Puerto Rico as Stores' Pleas to FEMA Went Unanswered
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico tragedy, FEMA, food, corruption )

Nita
- 418 days ago - dailykos.com
Grocery stores had to throw out tons of meat, dairy and produce after power was knocked out and perishable items began to rot following the storm. Congressional investigators found that the stores' urgent pleas for emergency fuel was ignored by FEMA.
Add Your Name: Thank Democrats for Holding the Line Against Republican Obstruction
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Puerto Rico, CHIP, medicaid, DREAM Act )

Nita
- 482 days ago - dailykos.com
CHIP funding ran out in September. Donald Trump rescinded DACA in September. Parts of Puerto Rico still don't have electricity and their Medicaid funding is almost gone. Each of these priorities should have been addressed months ago.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands Need Relief
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, usa, Puerto Rico, US vigil island, americans, u.s. )

Dogan
- 484 days ago - jubileeusa.org
Please send a message to your Senators and Representative and tell them Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands need recovery funding to rebuild to withstand the next storm. Let Congress know that Puerto Rico needs debt relief.
Petition - Tell Congress: Help the People of Puerto Rico NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico, withdrawal, Humaneterian Aid, help needed now, struggles, Relief Efforts, ethics, empathy, obligations, Health issues )


- 581 days ago - us.e-activist.com
Puerto Rico is in the midst of a humanitarian crisis in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. But today, Donald Trump said he wants to pull back federal relief workers from the island. Congress could step up where Trump is failing. But we need your help...
Trump's Disgusting, Tone Deaf, Paper-Towel-Throwing Trip to Puerto Rico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, #NotNormal, Donald Trump, FEMA )

Judy
- 590 days ago - commondreams.org
President suggests crisis not a "real catastrophe" and jabs islanders for costing government "a lot of money"
One Photo Stands Out After Trump Says Puerto Rico Wants Everything Done For Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: San Juan, Puerto Rico, Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, President Trump, tweets, photo, hurricane Maria, no power )

Sheryl
- 593 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The presidents tweets were in response to several emotional pleas from San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who asked the government to provide more aid and less paperwork to the hurricane-wretched island.
Sign the Petition: Demand Congress Act Quickly to Help Puerto Rico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Puerto Rico, usa, food, water, healthcare, healthcare )

Dogan
- 597 days ago - dailykos.com
Sign our petition now to demand Congress act quickly to help Puerto Rico. Congress must step in and take action to send search and rescue and humanitarian aid to Puerto Rico immediately.
Puerto Rico Files for Bankruptcy the Day After Trump Admin Brags About Blocking Funds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Puerto Rico, austerity, bankruptcy, Trump Administration, hedge funds, debt, police )

Sheryl
- 737 days ago - motherjones.com
As time goes by and austerity measures start to strike on more and more people, people are going to stand up and respond to what is the government violence against the people who are left in very difficult conditions.
Democrats Pursue Puerto Rican Style Before Primary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Puerto Rico, democratic primary race, campaign, primaries, June 1, 'boricua style.' )

Kathleen
- 4012 days ago - cnn.com
Puerto Rico hasn't received so much attention from Democrats since 1980 race; June 1 vote will allocate 55 delegates; Clinton is favored to win there; Island switched from a caucus after Super Tuesday's inconclusive outcome!
   

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