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Trump Administration Announces $11.6 Billion Federal Aid to Puerto Rico

The Trump administration announced Friday that the federal government will provide an additional $11.6 billion to help Puerto Rico recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) will award $9.6 billion to the Puerto Rico Electrical Power Authority to restore the power grid. Another grant of $2 billion will be given to the Puerto Rico Department of Education to rebuild school buildings and other educational facilities. Besides the federal grants, there will be an additional $1.4 billion in funding from non-federal sources, making the total amount $13 billion. It's unclear where the other $1.4 billion in funding comes from. ThRead More From Source

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