Puerto Rican Republican governor Luis Fortuo promised not to cut jobs when running for office, but only a few short months in announced massive cuts--despite millions in stimulus money earmarked to maintain employment. About 150,000 Puerto Ricans participated in a general strike in protest of the job cuts. Fortuo threatened to charge the protesters with terrorism, but is now backing off after seeing the size of the protests. SEIU sent us video urging action in Congress, keeping the pressure on Fortuo to do right by Puerto Ricans.
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