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Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Rick Scott, Jenniffer González-Colón Want Trump to Name Federal Coordinator for Puerto Rican Recovery

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, PNP-PR, sent a letter to Trump asking the Administration to appoint a federal coordinator to oversee responsible implementation of Puerto Rico’s disaster funding. The coordinator will ensure disaster relief funding gets to the Island’s families in a transparent and efficient manner.

Members of the Florida Delegation Glad to See Ricardo Rosselló Resign as Puerto Rico’s...

Members of the Florida congressional delegation from both sides of the aisle weighed in on Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, NPP-PR, announcing that he would resign next week--and nobody seemed sad to see him leave.
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Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum Look to Woo Florida’s Growing Puerto Rican Population

Trying to make inroads with Central Florida’s growing Puerto Rican community, Republican gubernatorial candidate former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., showcased his support from prominent officials from that commonwealth. Earlier in the month, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, DeSantis’ Democratic rival, unveiled prominent Puerto Ricans backing his campaign.
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Rick Scott, Bill Nelson Reach Out for Puerto Rican Votes

On Monday, continuing his challenge to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., Republican Gov. Rick Scott unveiled the endorsements of almost 50 Puerto Rican officials including U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, former Gov. Luis Fortuño and Lt. Gov. Luis Rivera Marin.
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Florida DEO Looks to Build Economic Ties Between Sunshine State and Puerto Rico

This past week, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Cissy Proctor traveled to Puerto Rico at Gov. Rick Scott’s request and the invitation of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello to meet with retailers. 
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