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Governor Rick Scott visits Puerto Rico

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Posted at 9:56 PM, Sep 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-29 06:59:08-04

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – Today, at the request of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló, Governor Rick Scott visited San Juan, Puerto Rico to help coordinate response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria.

Governor Scott and the State of Florida have been in constant contact with Governor Ricardo Rosselló and the Puerto Rican government to offer support as they respond and recover from Hurricane Maria.

This week, Governor Scott directed the Florida National Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to stand ready to assist Puerto Rico as soon as the government identifies their specific needs.