When Hurricane Maria ravaged the island 3.4 million Americans call home, leaving behind historic devastation, Sen. Menendez helped lead the fight in the Senate to fight for Puerto Rico. Since the Hurricane struck the island, Menendez has:

  • Visited Puerto Rico to survey the devastation, gauge the federal response, and meet with local officials and residents on the ground to assess how Congress can help provide necessary resources.

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We need to fast-track PR recovery. FEMA & the Admin must allow PR to start rebuilding infrastructure, water facilities, utilities & more pic.twitter.com/lib6Px0zTf

— Senator Bob Menendez (@SenatorMenendez) October 17, 2017


  • Denounced the GOP Budget on the Senate floor, while demanding Equal Treatment for the 3.5 million Puerto Ricans in Disaster Relief Bill


My brother lives in PR. So do 3.4M Americans. Urging @SenateMajLdr & @SpeakerRyan to let us give #PuertoRicoRelief https://t.co/fQujY3tpcJ pic.twitter.com/IliEeRrXqM

— Senator Bob Menendez (@SenatorMenendez) September 26, 2017