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GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER WOULD LIKE TO SEE ILLINOIS SERVE AS A HOST STATE FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS FROM PUERTO RICO.
 
HURRICANE MARIA DEVASTATED PUERTO RICO BACK IN SEPTEMBER, AND RECOVERY HAS BEEN SLOW. ILLINOIS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY DIRECTOR JAMES JOSEPH SAYS THAT’S WHY THEY ARE ASKING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO CONSIDER ILLINOIS AS A HOST STATE FOR PUERTO RICANS WHO HAVE LOST EVERYTHING.
 
 
JOSEPH SAYS STATE OFFICIALS WANT TO HELP PUERTO RICANS WHO LOST THEIR HOMES WHEN HURRICANE MARIA RIPPED THROUGH THE ISLAND IN SEPTEMBER. THEY WILL BE WORKING WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO GET ILLINOIS APPROVED AS A HOST STATE.
 
 
JOSEPH SAYS ALL COSTS WILL BE PICKED UP BY THE FEDS.

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