• On NYC visit, Biden announces feds will pay 100% of Puerto Rico's Fiona recovery efforts

    9 days ago - By NY Daily News

    Biden was joined for the announcement at FEMA's Manhattan headquarters by Mayor Adams and Gov. Hochul, both of whom allocated city and state resources for recovery efforts in Puerto Rico earlier this week.
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  • Biden administration to cover Puerto Rico's Fiona recovery costs for the next month

    9 days ago - By Politico

    President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the federal government will pay 100 percent of the costs of Puerto Rico's recovery from Hurricane Fiona for the next month. The move would expand the federal role just a day after Biden issued a major disaster declaration on Wednesday for Puerto Rico, unlocking additional federal assistance as island residents navigate the aftermath of Fiona. That declaration had made federal funds available to Puerto Rico on a cost-sharing basis for debris removal, emergency protective measures and other services. “We're laser focused on what's happening to the...
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