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CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS THANKSGIVING GREETINGS AND ENCOURAGES VIRGIN ISLANDERS TO MAINTAIN VIGILANCE FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry November 25, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS THANKSGIVING GREETINGS AND ENCOURAGES VIRGIN ISLANDERS TO MAINTAIN VIGILANCE FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY WASHINGTON, DC--Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement offering Thanksgiving greetings and encourages Virgin Islanders to maintain vigilance re... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF DR. RUTH E. THOMAS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry November 24, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF DR. RUTH E. THOMAS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement expressing her condolences to the Virgin Islands community after learning of the passing of Dr. Ruth E. Thomas: “It is with profound sadn... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT CONGRATULATES 2020V.I. TEACHERS OF THE YEAR AND BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS-ELECT DURING AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry November 19, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT CONGRATULATES 2020V.I. TEACHERS OF THE YEAR AND BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS-ELECT DURING AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK WASHINGTON, DC--Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement congratulating the 2020 V.I. Teachers of the Year along with Board of Education Membe... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON VETERANS DAY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry November 11, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON VETERANS DAY St. Croix, USVI - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day, which is observed every year on November 11th: “Today is a day we share our deep and longstanding appreciation for the servic... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING RECENT MEETINGS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR AND NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ON ST. JOHN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry November 10, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING RECENT MEETINGS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR AND NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ON ST. JOHN St. John, USVI-- Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her meetings with the Department of Interior and National Pa... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE ELECTION OF PRESIDENT-ELECT JOE BIDEN AND VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT KAMALA HARRIS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry November 7, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE ELECTION OF PRESIDENT-ELECT JOE BIDEN AND VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT KAMALA HARRIS St. Croix, USVI - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the election of President-elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice-President elect Kamala D.... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES A $294,549 GRANT AWARDED TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry October 30, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES A $294,549 GRANT AWARDED TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Virgin Islands Department... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $778,000 IN FEDERAL GRANTS FOR USVI FARMERS AND AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry October 6, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $778,000 IN FEDERAL GRANTS FOR USVI FARMERS AND AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Chair of the Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research Subcommittee, released the following statement announcing over $778,000 in feder... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONCERN AND OFFERS HER SUPPORT TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE FIRE IN FORT MYLNER

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry October 6, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONCERN AND OFFERS HER SUPPORT TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE FIRE IN FORT MYLNER St. Thomas, USVI – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett today expressed her concern and thoughts on the Fire at the Fort Mylner Shopping Center, thanking the Virgin Islands Fire Service, Fir... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR SEXUAL RISK AVOIDANCE PROGRAM

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry October 01, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR SEXUAL RISK AVOIDANCE PROGRAM Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to fund a Sexual Risk Avoidance Program in the US Virgin Isla... Read More »

PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES THE CORONAVIRUS FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 30, 2020 202-225-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES THE CORONAVIRUS FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2 Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett made the following statement regarding the second round of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2.0): “I am happy to annou... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $170,964 GRANT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 30, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $170,964 GRANT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $170,964.00 grant for the University of the Virgin Islands: “Today the National Institute of Food... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO FEMA GRANTS TOTALING $7 MILLION TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 30, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO FEMA GRANTS TOTALING $7 MILLION TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding two grants totaling $7 million for the US Virgin Islands: “Today the U.S. Federal Emergency Manag... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO IMPORTANT GRANTS FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE BUREAU OF CORRECTIONS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 29, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO IMPORTANT GRANTS FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE BUREAU OF CORRECTIONS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding two important grants totaling $24 million for the Virgin Islan... Read More »

PLASKETT AND JOYCE INTRODUCE HR. 8345 - LEGISLATION TO EXTEND RELIEF TO U.S. AIR TRANSPORTATION SECTOR

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 23, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND JOYCE INTRODUCE HR. 8345 - LEGISLATION TO EXTEND RELIEF TO U.S. AIR TRANSPORTATION SECTOR Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (D-VI) and Congressman David Joyce (R-OH) today introduced legislation, the Air Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020, to extend the airline ... Read More »