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PLASKETT TRAVELS TO DENMARK FOR CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND GLOBAL FOOD CHALLENGES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland August 12, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT TRAVELS TO DENMARK FOR CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND GLOBAL FOOD CHALLENGES Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees released the following statement after traveling to Denmark for a Sustainable Agricult...

PLASKETT APPLAUDS HOUSE & SENATE PASSAGE OF INFLATION REDUCTION ACT OF 2022 (IRA)

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland August 12, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT APPLAUDS HOUSE & SENATE PASSAGE OF INFLATION REDUCTION ACT OF 2022 (IRA) Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees released the following statement on successful House and Senate passage of H.R. 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act (...

PLASKETT EXPRESSES GRATITUDE FOR HER SUMMER 2022 INTERN CLASS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland August 8, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT EXPRESSES GRATITUDE FOR HER SUMMER 2022 INTERN CLASS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees released the following statement regarding her interns this past summer: “This summer, my office was energized by 10 hardworking and ded...

PLASKETT VISITS THE VETERAN AFFAIRS CLINIC IN SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland August 5, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT VISITS THE VETERAN AFFAIRS CLINIC IN SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees released the following statement after visiting the Veteran Affairs Clinic in San Juan, Puerto Rico this week: “Yesterday, I visit...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT MOURNS SUDDEN DEATH OF US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COLLEAGUE JACKIE WALORSKI

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland August 4, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT MOURNS SUDDEN DEATH OF US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COLLEAGUE JACKIE WALORSKI ST. CROIX, USVI – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement expressing her condolences to the family and friends of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski of Indiana: “It is with deep sadness that...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT PRESENTS $42.4M CHECK TO DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES HEAD START PROGRAM

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland August 2, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT PRESENTS $42.4M CHECK TO DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES HEAD START PROGRAM ST. CROIX, USVI – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees released the following statement after presenting a check to the Department of Human Services (DHS) C...

PLASKETT CHAIRS AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING ON THE EXAMINATION OF THE USDA HEMP PRODUCTION PROGRAM

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland July 28, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT CHAIRS AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING ON THE EXAMINATION OF THE USDA HEMP PRODUCTION PROGRAM Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees released the following statement after chairing a Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research hear...

PLASKETT LAUNCHES ONLINE SURVEY TO SHARE INFRASTRUCTURE IDEAS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland July 21, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT LAUNCHES ONLINE SURVEY TO SHARE INFRASTRUCTURE IDEAS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – For decades, disaster-stricken areas in the Virgin Islands have suffered from systemic underfunding. To combat these challenges, Congresswoman Plaskett has brought millions of dollars to our territory in recent ...

HOUSE PASSES FUNDING FOR NEW COMMUNITY PROJECTS REQUESTED BY PLASKETT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland July 20, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE HOUSE PASSES FUNDING FOR NEW COMMUNITY PROJECTS REQUESTED BY PLASKETT Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees released the following statement on the successful passage by the House of Representatives of federal government funding legislat...

PLASKETT ANNOUNCES HOUSE VOTE TO RAISE VIRGIN ISLANDS SERVICE MEMBER PAY, BOLSTER NATIONAL SECURITY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland July 14, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT ANNOUNCES HOUSE VOTE TO RAISE VIRGIN ISLANDS SERVICE MEMBER PAY, BOLSTER NATIONAL SECURITY Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement on the successful passage by the House of Representatives of H.R.7900, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023. ...

PLASKETT LEADS HOUSE COLLEAGUES IN CONDEMNING INSULAR CASES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland July 12, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT LEADS HOUSE COLLEAGUES IN CONDEMNING INSULAR CASES Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett recently led a letter to President Biden condemning the Insular Cases and calling on the Administration to do the same and overturn the racist rulings that continue to negatively impact U.S. territories today. Pl...

PLASKETT LAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF CARIBBEAN TRADE RESOLUTION

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland July 12, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE PLASKETT LAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF CARIBBEAN TRADE RESOLUTION Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees released the following statement on the successful House passage of the Caribbean Trade Resolution (H.Res 1168), which reaffirms the economi...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF FORMER GOVERNOR OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS CHARLES W. TURNBULL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland July 3, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF FORMER GOVERNOR OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS CHARLES W. TURNBULL Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement expressing condolences on the passing of former Governor of the Virgin Islands, Charles W. Turnbull. “On this Emancipat...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIP AWARD FOR STANLEY JACOBS OF THE TEN SLEEPLESS KNIGHTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland June 29, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIP AWARD FOR STANLEY JACOBS OF THE TEN SLEEPLESS KNIGHTS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees, released the following statement announcing the National Heritage Fellow, Stanley...

PLASKETT APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF THE BIPARTISTAN SAFER COMMUNITIES ACT TO ADDRESS GUN VIOLENCE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland June 28, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF THE BIPARTISTAN SAFER COMMUNITIES ACT TO ADDRESS GUN VIOLENCE Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (VI), a Member of the House Ways and Means Committees, released the following statement following passage by Congress of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (S.2938) today o...