Puerto Rico’s financial disaster and bankruptcy impacts all of us in a way.
That's because we’ve committed more tax money for the double hurricanes there a few years ago than for any other natural disaster in history.
But the U.S. territory's recovery could impact us all in a better way. They’ve started an initiative to reposition themselves as "America’s medicine cabinet," using incentives to attract a lot of pharmaceutical companies.
In the end, the business plan could help the U.S. reduce or end its unwise reliance on Chinese medicine.
Sunday on Full Measure, come with me to Puerto Rico to find out more.
Also Lisa Fletcher is with us to continue her coverage on America's wildfires. As you may know many California wildfires are caused by poorly maintained power lines. They've cost many lives and billions of tax dollars.
But on the east coast, they use different mitigation strategies and preventive efforts that some say are more successful than what the west is trying.
Lisa will tell us why some of those methods are frowned upon or not allowed in California.
I'll speak to a US oil adviser from the Iraq war days who is asking some hard questions about why some of America's successful and relatively inexpensive oil projects in Iraq were not modeled in Afghanistan, where we wasted so many billions in tax dollars.
And an update to my report from Wyoming on a fascinating contest to award some of the brightest inventors on the planet a cash prize for inventing the most creative way to use carbon dioxide discharge from coal power plants!
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