Puerto Rico and the Stafford Act

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, many Americans discovered the Jones Act,┬ámaking the connection between an early 20th century law and U.S. territories suffering from natural disasters. There’s another 20th century law that affects Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria: the Stafford Act. The Stafford Act, formally named the Robert T. … Continue reading Puerto Rico and the Stafford Act