New York lights state monuments on anniversary of Hurricane Maria
Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 6:48 AM EDT
ALBANY, N.Y. (WCAX) - Fourteen landmarks and bridges across New York were lit in red, white and blue Tuesday night to recognize the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria.
Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a statement that this pays tribute to the thousands of lives that were tragically lost and reaffirms her commitment to supporting the people of Puerto Rico.
Since Hurricane Maria, New York has helped Puerto Rico secure billions of dollars in federal funding from FEMA to recover and rebuild.
New York has also provided aid to Puerto Rico as they recover from Hurricane Fiona.
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