The Federal Tax Code needs to be changed! Puerto Rico is not “foreign!”

Congress and the Trump Administration must take steps to restore stability to the island.

The crisis could be extremely costly for the people of Puerto Rico and U.S. taxpayers alike.


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By John Bowden, The Hill President Trump on Tuesday blasted politicians in Puerto Rico, calling them incompetent while saying the “best thing” that ever happened for the island is “President Donald J. Trump.” In a pair of tweets, which came just hours after the Senate rejected dueling disaster aid proposals on Monday amid a fight… read more

By Kelsey Snell, NPR There are few things Democrats and Republicans in Congress usually agree on, but one of them is rushing federal money to victims of natural disasters. That sentiment crumbled this week when the Senate failed to advance two separate disaster funding bills. Both included bipartisan funding to help relieve damage across the… read more

By: Peter Asmus, Forbes In the past, government support for microgrids has been fragmented, often hodge-podge collections of regulations, standards, and public policy. With the extreme weather events hitting the US over the past 8 years, states—as well as Puerto Rico—have enacted new programs designed to bolster grid resilience through microgrids. What can the world… read more

By Adrian Florido, NPR César Díaz felt lucky that only a couple of leaks had sprung in his ceiling, even though Hurricane Maria tore the zinc panels off much of his roof. His real troubles began about a year after the storm, when a crew hired by Puerto Rico’s housing department showed up to make… read more

By James Ellsmoor, Forbes After the catastrophe caused by 2017’s Hurricane Maria, many Puerto Ricans were left without electricity for months. Now, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has put forward a plan to radically reform electricity access on the Caribbean island. The latest draft of the integrated resource plan (IRP) has been greeted… read more