State Representative Bob Cortes will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Puerto Rico Rising” during the 2018 Sunshine Summit sponsored by the Republican Party of Florida. The event will be held Friday, June 29, in Orlando. The panelists will discuss the island’s recovery progress following Hurricane Maria and its plans for fiscal responsibility and integrity.

“As a Puerto Rican-American, I am proud of the work the Republican Party is doing to aid my brothers and sisters in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria,” Cortes said. “We must continue ensuring assistance and stability to families displaced and those still on the island. I look forward to a productive dialogue about long-term, effective solutions for these American citizens.”

Joining Cortes on the panel will be Jose Carrión, chairman of the Puerto Rico Financial Oversight Board; Jose Fuentes, former attorney general of Puerto Rico; and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón.

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