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PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON CHAIRMAN JORDAN'S LETTER TO SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANIES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 11th, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON CHAIRMAN JORDAN'S LETTER TO SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANIES Washington, D.C. – Ranking Member of the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government, Stacey Plaskett sent a letter to Jim Jordan, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary regarding threatening letters to...

PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON FY 2024 APPROPRIATIONS PACKAGE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 23, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON FY 2024 APPROPRIATIONS PACKAGE Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement after the recent, successful passage of the second and final Fiscal Year 2024 “minibus” appropriations bill: “I am pleased to announce that bipartisan legislation to...

PLASKETT ANNOUNCES INCLUSION OF FY24 COMMUNITY FUNDING PROJECTS IN GOVERNMENT FUNDING PACKAGE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 8th, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT ANNOUNCES INCLUSION OF FY24 COMMUNITY FUNDING PROJECTS IN GOVERNMENT FUNDING PACKAGE Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett shared the following statement on the recent, successful passage of the government funding package that includes 12 community projects specifically for the Virgin I...

A RE-IMAGINED VIRGIN ISLANDS

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A RE-IMAGINED VIRGIN ISLANDS Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett U.S. Virgin Islands In the last few months, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced monumental awards for rebuilding critical infrastructure in the Virgin Islands related to destruction from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The announcement of over $928 million for the rebuild of Roy L Schneider Regional Hospital,...

FORMER MPD OFFICER MICHAEL FANONE AT THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE’S SELECT SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE WEAPONIZATION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT - “WE ARE A GOVERNMENT OF LAWS, NOT MEN”

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 7, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release FORMER MPD OFFICER MICHAEL FANONE AT THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE’S SELECT SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE WEAPONIZATION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT - “WE ARE A GOVERNMENT OF LAWS, NOT MEN” Washington, D.C. - Democratic witness, former MPD Officer Michael Fanone gave the following opening statement before House Select Commi...

PLASKETT HOSTS VIRGIN ISLANDS NATIONAL GUARD BRIGADIER GENERAL SALLY PETTY FOR PRESIDENT BIDEN’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 6th, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT HOSTS VIRGIN ISLANDS NATIONAL GUARD BRIGADIER GENERAL SALLY PETTY FOR PRESIDENT BIDEN’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS National Guard Brigadier General Sally Petty is the First Female Assistant Adjutant General of the Virgin Islands National Guard. Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett will b...

PLASKETT APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF DIASPORALINK LEGISLATION FOR U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS TRANS-ATLANTIC SUBMARINE FIBER OPTIC CABLE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 5th, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF DIASPORALINK LEGISLATION FOR U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS TRANS-ATLANTIC SUBMARINE FIBER OPTIC CABLE Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett shared the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3385, the DiasporaLink Act, on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives...

PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF HUGH PEMBERTON

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 4th, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF HUGH PEMBERTON Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement expressing condolences on the passing of Hugh Pemberton of Reef Broadcasting: “I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. P. He was well-known for his gregarious natu...

PLASKETT HOSTS CEREMONY IN CORAL BAY, ST. JOHN TO COMMEMORATE RAM HEAD PLAQUE INSTALLATION

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 4th, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT HOSTS CEREMONY IN CORAL BAY, ST. JOHN TO COMMEMORATE RAM HEAD PLAQUE INSTALLATION Washington, D.C. – On Sunday, March 3rd, 2024, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, with the support of the Virgin Islands National Park hosted a ceremony at Salt Pond in Coral Bay, St. John to recognize the permanent inst...

PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF FORMER VI HOUSING AUTHORITY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROBERT GRAHAM

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland February 29th, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF FORMER VI HOUSING AUTHORITY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROBERT GRAHAM Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement expressing condolences on the passing of former V.I. Housing Authority Executive Director Robert Graham: “I was saddened to...

PLASKETT ANNOUNCES CRITICAL INCREASE IN FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR HURRICANE RECOVERY PROJECTS

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PLASKETT ANNOUNCES CRITICAL INCREASE IN FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR HURRICANE RECOVERY PROJECTS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement: “I am tremendously pleased to announce that President Biden has agreed to raise the federal cost share of all FEMA assistance grants for hurricane recovery in the Virgin Islands from 90 to 95 percent in all cases, including...

OFFICE OF CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT TO HOST CONGRESS ON YOUR CORNER FOR LOCAL CONSTITUENTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland January 22nd, 2024 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE OFFICE OF CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT TO HOST CONGRESS ON YOUR CORNER FOR LOCAL CONSTITUENTS U.S. Virgin Islands – On Friday, January 26th, 2024, the Office of Congresswoman Plaskett will host a Congress on Your Corner on St. Croix and St. Thomas from 11:00a to 2:00p. “Constituent service is an integral part of...

PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS’ FORMER HEALTH MINISTER, CARVIN MALONE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland January 15th, 2024 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS’ FORMER HEALTH MINISTER, CARVIN MALONE Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement expressing condolences on the passing of the British Virgin Islands’ (BVI) former Health and Social Development Minister, C...

PLASKETT SHARES INFORMATION ON USDA DISCRIMINATION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND UPCOMING DEADLINE FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS FARMERS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland January 9, 2024 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT SHARES INFORMATION ON USDA DISCRIMINATION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND UPCOMING DEADLINE FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS FARMERS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement: “The Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (DFAP) is a USDA program, authorized by Congress through...

PLASKETT EXTENDS WELCOME TO PRESIDENT BIDEN AND DR. JILL BIDEN FOR HOLIDAY AND NEW YEAR VISIT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland December 28, 2023 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT EXTENDS WELCOME TO PRESIDENT BIDEN AND DR. JILL BIDEN FOR HOLIDAY AND NEW YEAR VISIT Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement: “I am pleased to welcome President Biden and his lovely wife, Dr. Jill Biden to once again spend the remainder of the holiday season and t...