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Scott and Rubio urge president to declare state of disaster in Puerto Rico

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Published: Jan. 7, 2020 at 3:14 PM EST
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By: Ryan Carl | WCTV Eyewitness News

Jamuary 7, 2020

WASHINGTON (WCTV) — Jenniffer González-Colón, resident commissioner of Puerto Rico, along with Florida Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubio sent a letter to President Trump, urging him to approve Puerto Rico's recent declaration of disaster.

Puerto Rican Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced declared a state of disaster after a

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Scott, Rubio and González say in the letter that many of the smaller municipalities in Puerto Rico lack the proper resources to deal with such a massive disaster alone.

You can read the full letter below:

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