While this Congress was in recess, the number of overall confirmed Zika cases and the number of Americans killed and wounded by gun violence continued to grow. There have been 4,500 lives lost to gun violence and more than 11,000 confirmed cases of Zika in the United States and its territories.
U.S. Virgin Islands no longer included in Oversight board provision
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“Our thoughts are with the people of our neighboring island territory during what has to be a difficult time. Today I reached out to my colleague Rep. Pedro Pierluissi to let him know that the people of the Virgin Islands are watching, praying and making ourselves available to assist in whatever way we can. Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC– Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett’s legislation for a Congressional Commission to recognize the 1917 transfer of the Virgin Islands for Denmark to the United States is on its way to becoming law after it passed the U.S. Senate last night.
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