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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR $2.5 MILLION FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR $2.5 MILLION FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a grant totaling $2.5 million to go towards repairs to the Lagoon Street Force Main Break as a result of Hurricane Maria: “Today, I am pleased to announce an important grant from the U... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $300,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $300,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Virgin Islands Department of Health: “Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services granted t... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $700,000 GRANT FOR HEAD START PROGRAM IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $700,000 GRANT FOR HEAD START PROGRAM IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $700,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Head Start in the U.S. Virgin ... Read More »

New Democrat Coalition Releases Infrastructure Task Force Goals for the 116th Congress

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New Democrat Coalition Releases Infrastructure Task Force Goals for the 116th Congress Washington, DC – Today, the New Democrat Coalition Infrastructure Task Force Co-Chairs Stacey Plaskett, Jason Crow, Elissa Slotkin, and Salud Carbajal released their goals for the 116th Congress. The Infrastructure Task Force will meet with stakeholders and develop policy positions for the Coalition to advance i... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF HR 1 THE FOR THE PEOPLE ACT

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF HR 1 THE FOR THE PEOPLE ACT “Democrats are committed to ensuring that voting is free, fair and easy for all citizens and that every vote by an eligible voter is counted as cast,” stated Congresswoman Plaskett Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1 – The ... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $59 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HOUSING AUTHORITY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 5, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $59 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HOUSING AUTHORITY Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), a Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement regarding a $59 million grant fr... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO IMPORTANT TRANSPORTATION GRANTS FOR HENRY E. ROHLSEN AIRPORT AND CYRIL E. KING AIRPORT

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO IMPORTANT TRANSPORTATION GRANTS FOR HENRY E. ROHLSEN AIRPORT AND CYRIL E. KING AIRPORT “These grants are significant to the residents of the of St. Thomas and St. Croix and the U.S. Virgin Islands because they will allow the USVI Port Authority to continue promoting the wise use of these facilities for the betterment of the U.S. Virgin Is... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT AFTER ATTENDING TODAY'S INTER AGENCY GROUP ON INSULAR AREAS (IGIA) PLENARY SESSION HERE IN WASHINGTON, DC

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT AFTER ATTENDING TODAY'S INTER AGENCY GROUP ON INSULAR AREAS (IGIA) PLENARY SESSION HERE IN WASHINGTON, DC Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (USVI) statement on her participation in today’s Inter agency Group on Insular Affairs plenary Session here in Washington, DC: “Since coming to Congress I have been working hard on Capito... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S UNLAWFUL EMERGENCY DECLARATION THAT VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION AND MAKES AMERICA LESS SAFE

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S UNLAWFUL EMERGENCY DECLARATION THAT VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION AND MAKES AMERICA LESS SAFE Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (USVI) statement on President Trump declaring a national emergency: “The President’s decision to declare a national emergency to divert funds to build a border wall is disgraceful and un-American. O... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF FEMA DIRECTOR BROCK LONG

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF FEMA DIRECTOR BROCK LONG Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett released the following statement after the resignation of FEMA Administrator Brock Log: “I would like to thank Administrator Brock Long of FEMA for his service to this nation and to the Virgin Islands. I hope to work closely with the current acting Administra... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR THE ST. THOMAS EAST END MEDICAL CENTER

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR THE ST. THOMAS EAST END MEDICAL CENTER Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $1,184,580 grant from Health and Human Services (HHS) ... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT NAMED NEW DEMOCRAT COALITION INFRASTRUCTURE TASK FORCE CO-CHAIR

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT NAMED NEW DEMOCRAT COALITION INFRASTRUCTURE TASK FORCE CO-CHAIR Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett was named Co-Chair of the New Democrat Coalition Infrastructure Task Force. The Congresswoman released the following statement: “I’m excited to lead the New Democrat Coalition Infrastructure Task Force because this Task Force will continue to identify ... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING THE STATE OF THE TERRITORY ADDRESS FROM GOVERNOR BRYAN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 28, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING THE STATE OF THE TERRITORY ADDRESS FROM GOVERNOR BRYAN St. Thomas, VI – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement after attending Governor Albert Bryan’s State of the Territory address: “This is a historic and defining moment b... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S DECISION TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S DECISION TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT St. Croix, VI – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is finally ending the government shutdown and temporarily reopening the federal government: “After the longest shut down in history, I am pleased that the governm... Read More »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPOINTED CHAIRWOMAN OF THE BIOTECHNOLOGY, HORTICULTURE, AND RESEARCH SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPOINTED CHAIRWOMAN OF THE BIOTECHNOLOGY, HORTICULTURE, AND RESEARCH SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), has been appointed to serve as the Chairwoman of the Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture. The Congresswoman released the followin... Read More »