Man of the People

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Somber-eyed Luis Muñoz Marin, the first popularly elected Governor of Puerto Rico, and the 122nd since Ponce de León, settled down last week to review the bills just passed by the island legislature. Don Luis liked most of the new bills, and the new budget in particular. It totaled $94 million and 46% of it was earmarked for health and education.

The legislature had also allotted more than $12 million for capital improvements such as highways and hospitals, more than $11 million for capital contributions for sewers, aqueducts, housing, and irrigation....

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