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  • Plaskett Cites Liquidity Concerns in V.I.’s Failure to Pay GERS
    Posted in In the News on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Virgin Islands Daily News Plaskett cites liquidity concerns in V.I.’s failure to pay GERS By JOY BLACKBURN Senior/Investigative Reporter Mar 8, 2017 V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett raised concerns Tuesday about the depth of the V.I. government’s liquidity crisis after reports surfaced last week that the executive branch had stopped making mandatory employer and employee contributions to GERS. The Daily News reported March 1 that officials with GERS — the Government Employees’ Retiremen... Read more

  • GOP Voucher Bill Worries Francis, Plaskett
    Posted in In the News on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    St. Croix Source GOP Voucher Bill Worries Francis, Plaskett March 06, 2017 by Source staff Even as multiple recent studies show school voucher programs producing worse student performance than public schools, GOP voucher legislation is moving forward in Congress. And that worries some V.I. senators and Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett. Sen. Novelle Francis, (D-STX) recently wrote to Plaskett, saying he is concerned the voucher plan will drain money from the public schools and from the school... Read more

  • Plaskett: Federal Intervention Not Certain if Financial Crisis Worsens
    Posted in In the News on February 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Insular Areas

    St. Croix Source Plaskett: Federal Intervention Not Certain if Financial Crisis Worsens February 23, 2017 by David Knight Jr. Any assumptions that the Virgin Islands will follow Puerto Rico into federal oversight if the territory’s financial situation worsens may be mistaken, Delegate Stacey Plaskett told residents at a town hall meeting on St. John on Wednesday evening. Plaskett said she believes the current U.S. Congress may not have the desire to intervene should the V.I. government fail to t... Read more

  • Plaskett on Extending Bankruptcy Protection to U.S. Territories
    Posted in In the News on February 12, 2016 | Preview rr

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  • 114th United States Congress
    Posted in In the News on January 6, 2015 | Preview rr

    An article about the 114th United States Congress. Read more

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