Puerto Rico To Receive Nearly $5 Billion In Medicaid Federal Aid

Feb 08, 2018

According to two Senate Democratic aides and Puerto Rico’s governor, a $90 billion disaster aid package agreed on by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday would include nearly $7 billion in aid to storm-battered Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.The deal is likely to be voted on in Congress this week. The aides said would send $6.8 billion to the two U.S. territories devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September. They were not authorized to speak with press and requested anonymity.