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PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER AMENDMENT APPROVING NON-IMMIGRANT VISITOR VISA WAIVERS FOR ENTRY INTO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR UP TO 45 DAYS

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Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 22, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER AMENDMENT APPROVING NON-IMMIGRANT VISITOR VISA WAIVERS FOR ENTRY INTO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR UP TO 45 DAYS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after her amendment to H.R....

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF EDGAR ILES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF EDGAR ILES WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement expressing her condolences to the family and friends of Edgar Iles: “St. Croix, particularly the Frederiksted community, has suffere...

PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT RUNNING & AVOID DEFAULT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT RUNNING & AVOID DEFAULT “This bill includes a provision to cancel the outstanding balances of Community Disaster Loans (CDLs) issued by FEMA to the Virgin Islands. This will save the Virgin Islands more than $300 million in much needed...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $8 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 14, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $8 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding an $8 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for Lutheran Social ...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF HOLLAND A. REDFIELD

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 12, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF HOLLAND A. REDFIELD WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement expressing her condolences to the family and friends of Holland A. Redfield: “I am beyond saddened to hear of the passing ...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF ELLIOT “MAC” DAVIS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 13, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF ELLIOT “MAC” DAVIS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement expressing her condolences to the family and friends of Elliott “Mac” Davis: “My heart is tremendously heavy to hear of the ...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT SHARES RESULTS OF LIMETREE ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 10, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT SHARES RESULTS OF LIMETREE ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the results of her office’s Limetree Economic Impact Survey: “My office recently conducted a survey to gather constituent information c...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING THE PATH OUT OF THE PANDEMIC: PRESIDENT BIDEN’S COVID-19 ACTION PLAN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 9, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING THE PATH OUT OF THE PANDEMIC: PRESIDENT BIDEN’S COVID-19 ACTION PLAN Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding President Biden’s COVID-19 Actio...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON DELAYED LETTER MAIL IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 3, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON DELAYED LETTER MAIL IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS St. Croix, USVI - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the recent delay on inbound letter mail to the Virgin Islands: “According to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) regional offi...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT HOSTS PANEL OF MEDICAL EXPERTS TO DISCUSS COVID-19 VACCINE ON WTJX-TV

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry August 31, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT HOSTS PANEL OF MEDICAL EXPERTS TO DISCUSS COVID-19 VACCINE ON WTJX-TV Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement on her upcoming episode of the Washington Report where she addresses common concerns surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine: “The COV...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS PRAYERS AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE OF LOUISIANA IN WAKE OF DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IDA

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry August 30, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS PRAYERS AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE OF LOUISIANA IN WAKE OF DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IDA Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding the damage left in New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana by Hurricane and Tropical Storm Ida: “My heart an...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND GOVERNOR BRYAN MEET WITH LEADERSHIP IN CONGRESS TO DISCUSS INITIATIVES CRITICAL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND GOVERNOR BRYAN MEET WITH LEADERSHIP IN CONGRESS TO DISCUSS INITIATIVES CRITICAL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS “I returned back to our Nation’s Capital to join my colleagues to support legislation for transformative benefits for working families, advance President Biden’s Historic Agenda and for meetings important to the Virgin Islands with House Leadership with G...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LETTER TO DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECRETARY REQUESTING HELP FOR NATION OF HAITI

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LETTER TO DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECRETARY REQUESTING HELP FOR NATION OF HAITI WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her letter to U.S. Department of State Secretary Antony Blinken: “The nation of Haiti is in a time of absolute crisis. Throughout the past year, this country has faced a number...

PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to the President requesting a meeting with all the territorial Members of Congress: “Recently, I along with t...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FEMA GRANTS FOR TWO V.I. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 29, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FEMA GRANTS FOR TWO V.I. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding millions of dollars in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency...