(WASHINGTON) The federal government will pick up 100 percent of the costs of for debris removal and other emergency assistance provided to Puerto Rico in the wake of #HurricaneMaria it was announced on Tuesday #AceFinanceDesk reports

#AceFinanceReport – Sept.27: US to pick up full tab of Puerto Rico debris removal after pleas: 3:10 p.m. President Donald Trump made the change Tuesday as part of an amendment to his earlier disaster declaration authorizing federal aid in response to the Category 4 storm #AceFinanceDesk reports

Published on September 26, 2017 at 09:14AM WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Puerto Rico (all times local): U.S. states and territories typically cover 25 percent of the costs, with the federal government paying the remaining 75 percent……Puerto Rican officials and sympathetic members of Congress had called on Trump to relieve the island’s cash-strapped government of the cost-sharing requirement #AceFinanceDesk reports are provided by Sterling Publishing & Media News

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