Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett

Representing the U.S. Virgin Islands

Press Releases

March 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Students in the U.S. Virgin Islands may now take the SAT in June, following Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett’s outreach to the College Board regarding a prior decision to cancel the examination in the territory.

February 27, 2017 Press Release
Offers amendment to defund the SCRUB Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett is rallying against the use of taxpayer funding to establish a partisan, unelected commission with subpoena powers to usurp the authority of Congress and jeopardize public health.

February 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman urges constituents to attend and share their thoughts on federal issues impacting the territory

February 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement on the 2017 celebration of Black History Month:

February 6, 2017 Press Release
Funds identified after review of Caribbean Basin Initiative with United States Departments of Interior and Treasury

WASHINGTON, DC - During meetings with federal officials last week to discuss issues related to the Virgin Islands, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett raised the question of identified miscalculations of the rum-cover revenue allocation, which may have shortchanged the Virgin Islands General Fund by as much as $100 Million.

February 2, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman also takes the time to discuss the current fiscal crisis affecting the territory

WASHINGTON, DC– Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett met with Congressional Leadership and White House Administration Officials this week to discuss a number of issues related to the Virgin Islands.

January 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett will be in Washington Monday evening during Governor Kenneth Mapp’s State of the Territory Address to continue working on critical issues confronting the people of the territory.

January 25, 2017 Press Release
Committee work will include oversight of fish and wildlife, public lands, energy development and environmental policy

WASHINGTON, DC -Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett has been named Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment in the 115th Congress.

January 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -Virgin Islands Congresswoman, today, released the following statement announcing her plans to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration: