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CityViews: Puerto Rico Needs A Marshall Plan

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Capt. Mark Getman, New York Guard State Defense Force.

New York National Guard soldiers load equipment for a recovery mission to Puerto Rico in late September.

Eight weeks since Hurricane Maria dealt a punishing blow to Puerto Rico, millions on the island are still suffering. Twenty five percent lack access to clean drinking water. Fifty five percent lack electricity. Food and medicine remain scarce in remote parts of the island.

For New Yorkers this

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