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White House Steps up Aid for Financially Ailing Puerto Rico

The White House says it will step up support for financially ailing Puerto Rico by speeding access to almost $400 million for roads and other public works projects, hoping to spur economic development.   Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is visiting the island on Thursday. Other Cabinet secretaries are expected to follow in the months ahead as the Obama administration.   The White House says Foxx will sign an agreement that leads to more technical assistance from Washington...

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