Lauren Lluveras

Lauren Lluveras is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, University of Texas at Austin

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Hurricane Maria did so much damage to Puerto Rico’s economy that nearly 300,000 more Puerto Ricans became poor enough to be eligible for its nutrition assistance. (Photo: Chris Grogan/Air Force Magazine/Flickr) Views
Thursday, April 18, 2019
A Political Stalemate Over Puerto Rican Aid Is Leaving All US Disaster Funding in Limbo
Senate Democrats recently blocked US$13.5 billion in relief for Americans whose lives were disrupted by hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, flooding and other natural disasters. The objections had to do with Puerto Rico. In addition to aid for Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska, this bill included $...
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