Congresswoman Lowey Updates Haverstraw on Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Haverstraw officials and community groups were at the Haverstraw Firehouse yesterday with Congresswoman Nita Lowey, who recently returned from Puerto Rico. A member of the House Appropriations Committee, Lowey traveled to the battered island with a congressional delegation to review relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria. Eighty-five percent of the island is still without water and electricity, and Lowey said plenty of work still needs to be doneā€¦ Lowey praised local donation efforts that have collected water, diapers, batteries, and other critical items Puerto Rico needs. The official death toll there is currently 48.

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