NEW YORK STATE (NEWS10) – New Yorkers rallied throughout the state calling on extra federal help for Puerto Rico hurricane restoration.
Greater than 1,000 New Yorkers gathering immediately in Albany, Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse.
Among the many occasions: a rally within the Bronx with Governor Cuomo and Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello, who referred to as on the federal authorities to completely fund the island’s $ninety four.four billion greenback catastrophe aid help package deal.
“As proud as I’m of what this state did, is as ashamed as I’m of what this nation has carried out. Puerto Rico deserves higher than this nation has responded. Interval,” Cuomo stated.
Hurricane Maria hit the island final September killing dozens of individuals and destroying two-thirds of the nation’s energy grid.
Half one million individuals are nonetheless with out energy.