Open letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo on Puerto Rico
Dear Governor Andrew Cuomo:
As the only governor in our country who visited Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, five times no less, and organized direct relief efforts on the island, you have put yourself in a prime position to show the world how we can truly re-build economies, from the bottom-up.
While many holders of Puerto Rican debt, and investors in its economy, have put the island in full austerity mode, you are in a unique position to stem this budding catastrophe, which will choke off opportunities, result in unemployment and hurt the most vulnerable citizens once the inevitable reduction in government services takes place.
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