U.S. News quotes Eric LeCompte on jobs, disaster relief and financial assistance for Puerto Rico. Read an excerpt below, and click here for the full story.
Biden Urged to End Trump Lawsuit Blocking Payments to Puerto Ricans
By Andrea Shalal,
Top faith leaders from across the United States on Tuesday urged President Joe Biden to immediately withdraw a lawsuit filed by his predecessor to block $2.3 billion in supplemental income payments to some 300,000 aged, blind and disabled Puerto Ricans.
Eric LeCompte, executive director of Jubilee USA Network, said the letter was intended to galvanize action by the Biden administration to help Puerto Ricans, who have faced "crisis after crisis, disaster after disaster" over the past decade.
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