Puerto Rico to get $60M to prep for future hurricanes, Biden announces

Governor of Puerto Rico, Pedro Rafael Pierluisi, said about 94% of people on the island have power again

By: - October 3, 2022 5:33 pm
Hurricane Fiona from space

President Joe Biden on Monday landed in Ponce, Puerto Rico, to survey the damage from Hurricane Fiona and announce $60 million in funding to help the island prepare for future hurricanes. (Courtesy of NASA)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.