Chairman Frelinghuysen Statement on U.S. Territories Recovering from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today made the following statement on the U.S. territories recovering from Hurricanes Irma and Maria:

"The people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands remain in our thoughts as they struggle to recover from successive Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The challenges they face are truly tremendous. But they should be reassured that they are entitled to equal treatment under the law, and the Appropriations Committee and House Leadership will assure that every step of the way."