NY Governor Launches Puerto Rico Recovery Project

The governor’s “NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative” launched this weekend, but some are wondering why this is a job for New York and not the federal government. Governor Andrew Cuomo said a “Tactical Assessment Team” comprised of state experts and labor, non-profit, philanthropic, and academic partners will evaluate reconstruction needs and develop a rebuilding plan for Puerto Rico’s neediest communities. Cuomo said after the information is gathered, a group of 500 SUNY and CUNY students, and skilled workers from the building and construction trades, will hit the ground running next month…

Audio: Andrew Cuomo

Rockland State Senator David Carlucci says New York stepped because in the federal response was insufficient…

Audio: David Carlucci

Cuomo said New York will continue to assist Puerto Rico until they get what he calls their fair share, just as Florida and Texas did after hurricanes devastated those areas.

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