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