Tag: Puerto Rico

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Kaine highlights need in Puerto Rico after visit

 U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visited Puerto Rico to evaluate relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s damage to the island.


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Kaine heading to Puerto Rico to survey hurricane damage

On Saturday, U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) will travel to Puerto Rico to survey hurricane damage and relief efforts.


Chapter 9: A bipartisan effort to give Puerto Rico a fair shot

Puerto Rico is currently going through a deep fiscal crisis — its debt burden is unsustainable. If Congress doesn’t act soon by granting Puerto Rico’s public corporations access to Chapter 9 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, 3.5 million American citizens living in Puerto Rico will suffer.


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George Mason loses third straight in Puerto Rico

On the final day of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, the College of Charleston escaped with a 61-60 win over George Mason men’s basketball despite a buzzer-beater attempt by the Patriots.


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George Mason basketball loses again in Puerto Rico

Junior Shevon Thompson set a single-game Puerto Rico Tip-Off record Friday night pulling down 19 rebounds in George Mason’s loss to New Mexico.


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WVU blasts George Mason basketball, 91-65

The George Mason men’s basketball team dropped its first game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Thursday night to West Virginia, 91-65.


Second tropical storm in Atlantic: Neither to threaten United States

AccuWeather reports days after Fay put an end to the quiet stretch in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Gonzalo formed Sunday afternoon just east of the Leeward Islands.


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Affordable Care Act supports patient-centered medical homes in Virginia health centers

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $544,912 in Affordable Care Act funding to 3 health centers in Virginia to support patient-centered medical homes through new construction and facility renovations.


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AG Mark Herring elected to regional leadership post

Attorney General Mark Herring has been elected by his fellow attorneys general to serve as vice-chair of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Southern Region.


Feds grant $1.1M in Affordable Care Act funds to Virginia to expand access

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced on Thursday $1,091,667 in grant awards to support two new health center sites in Virginia.