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PLASKETT SHEDS LIGHT ON PROJECT 2025 CONCERNS IN LETTER TO CONGRESSMAN JIM JORDAN

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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 her concerns about the insidious plan to dismantle our democracy and threaten the American people through Trump and the Heritage Foundations Presidential Transition Plan,…

PLASKETT JOINS COLLEAGUES FOR PANEL DISCUSSION ON AI AND BLACK INNOVATORS

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Yesterday, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett and colleagues Rep. Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) and Rep. Yvette Clarke (NY-09) joined the Black Innovation Alliance, Microsoft and several distinguished panelists for the “Future of AI: Ensuring Equity for Black Innovators,” event— a discussion on the future of artificial intelligence (AI) and equality for Black Innovators. “In an era of emerging…

OFFICES OF CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT CLOSED FOR JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY

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The offices of Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett in Washington D.C., St. Croix and St. Thomas will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. All offices will reopen on Thursday, June 20th.  Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On Thursday, June 17, 2021, President Biden designated Juneteenth National Independence Day as a…

PLASKETT JOINS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO NORMANDY IN HONOR OF D-DAY 80TH ANNIVERSARY

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Washington, DC – This week, Congresswoman Plaskett joins a bipartisan Congressional Delegation traveling to Normandy, France to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. On Thursday, June 6, the delegation will take part in observances of the anniversary along with veterans and their families, active duty servicemembers, government and military officials and foreign…

PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE’S RESPONSE TO CALLS TO CONDEMN THE INSULAR CASES

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Plaskett shared the following statement about the U.S. Department of Justice’s response to calls from Members of Congress to condemn the Insular Cases: “I am pleased that the Department of Justice has used this crucial opportunity to denounce the Insular Cases. Last month, I co-led a bipartisan, bicameral letter, signed by 43 Members of Congress, urging…