Sen. Kaine to visit Puerto Rico to survey Maria damage

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Central Florida school leaders have said they may need an infusion of new money, if they end up with large numbers of unexpected students.

"Trump said he wants to bail out Puerto Rico".

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Within a week of Hurricane Harvey slamming into the Texas coast, Virginia had dispatched a 14-person urban search-and-rescue team, a 17-person team to save people trapped by flood waters, and a National Guard team with 40 soldiers and seven helicopters. President Trump, after visiting the commonwealth island, said he would be considering bailing out the island. Large numbers of Puerto Rican children are expected to enroll in school districts on the US mainland in the aftermath of the hurricane.

However, the Trump administration backpedaled on that stance after Trump's budget officer Mick Mulvaney clarified that the government would not be paying off Puerto Rico's bondholders to relieve its government. The entire electric grid in Puerto Rico was destroyed. The White House is requesting $29 billion in disaster aid for a series of storms that hit parts of the USA this season, including Hurricane Maria.

The SUNY Board of Trustees unanimously approved in-state tuition for students from Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands displaced by the hurricanes on Friday. She added that "We see such generosity and such resilience everywhere we go" and led the church in prayer.

Yankees' Girardi on Game 2 loss: 'I feel disgusting about it'
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As of Wednesday, half of Puerto Ricans had access to drinking water and 5 percent of the island had electricity, according to statistics published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency on its Web page documenting the federal response to Hurricane Maria.

During Pence's visit to St. Croix, Governor of the Virgin Islands, Kenneth E. Mapp, praised the Trump administration's relief efforts, saying 'there is no country that responds to disasters like the United States of America'. His short trip to the island, which is still reeling from the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria, was characterized by repeated instances of callous words and offensive behavior.

President Donald Trump had previously said the USA had taken significant actions to help in the recovery and that the media had exaggerated the conditions of the island. Pence says he spoke with Trump earlier and the president is relaying the message to residents there that, "We are with you today, we are with you tomorrow".

Vice President Mike Pence visited the island on Friday in a bid to reassure those on the island that it will receive federal assistance.

The governor commended Pence for visiting the island.

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