Activists to rally for Puerto Rican families

- FILE - Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (WTNH / Mark Davis)

(WTNH) — A rally for Puerto Rican refugees will be held at the State Capitol Wednesday.

Activists and families who were displaced by Hurricane Maria are demanding that Connecticut lawmakers do more to help them out. They want to see a definitive plan for continued aid.

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“The time has come for the legislature to come together and craft a plan to aid our Puerto Rican families who are trapped in a perpetual state of unrest and homelessness through no fault of their own, said Jason Ortiz, President of CT Puerto Rican Agenda. “Our community will not rest until the thousands of displaced Puerto Ricans in Connecticut are provided with the resources they need.”

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There are a few proposals circulating around the State Capitol.

One proposal is from Governor Dannel P. Malloy and it is $400,000 for continued temporary housing.

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