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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 »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT REGARDING THE PASSING OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 18, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT REGARDING THE PASSING OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E Plaskett released the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “Today the United States... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT MOURNS THE LOSS OF FORMER SENATOR, STAUNCH DEMOCRAT AND ROTARIAN, HORACE A. CALLWOOD

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 17, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT MOURNS THE LOSS OF FORMER SENATOR, STAUNCH DEMOCRAT AND ROTARIAN, HORACE A. CALLWOOD St. Thomas, USVI – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement mourning the loss of Horace A. Callwood: “I was saddened to hear of the loss Horace A. Callwood... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF $272,950,000 MILLION TO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS IN RUM TAX PAYMENTS FOR FY 2021

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 10, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF $272,950,000 MILLION TO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS IN RUM TAX PAYMENTS FOR FY 2021 St. Croix, USVI – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding rum tax cover-over payments for estimated FY 2021 rum tax collections rec... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES AN $8 MILLION GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AWARDED TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS PORT AUTHORITY FOR AIRPORTS ON ST. CROIX AND ST. THOMAS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 2, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES AN $8 MILLION GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AWARDED TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS PORT AUTHORITY FOR AIRPORTS ON ST. CROIX AND ST. THOMAS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Depar... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RESPONDS TO ATTORNEY GENERAL BARR USING THE VIRGIN ISLANDS TO JUSTIFY USE OF FEDERAL TROOPS AND POLICE IN AMERICAN CITIES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 24, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RESPONDS TO ATTORNEY GENERAL BARR USING THE VIRGIN ISLANDS TO JUSTIFY USE OF FEDERAL TROOPS AND POLICE IN AMERICAN CITIES Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement after Attorney General Barr compared the use of federal law enforcemen... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT REGARDING THE TEMPORARY RESTRICTION OF MOST PUBLIC USE AT BUCK ISLAND REEF NATIONAL MONUMENT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 18, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT REGARDING THE TEMPORARY RESTRICTION OF MOST PUBLIC USE AT BUCK ISLAND REEF NATIONAL MONUMENT St. Croix, USVI – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement upon hearing via a PSA about the closure of Buck Island: “Yeste... Read more »

STATEMENT FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ON THE PASSING OF CONGRESSMAN JOHN R. LEWIS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 18, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT STATEMENT FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ON THE PASSING OF CONGRESSMAN JOHN R. LEWIS St. Croix, USVI - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett issued the following statement on the passing of Congressman John R. Lewis: “Today my family and staff join fellow Americans in mourning the passing of the Americ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO IMPORTANT GRANTS FROM FEMA FOR GOVERNOR JUAN F. LUIS HOSPITAL AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 15, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO IMPORTANT GRANTS FROM FEMA FOR GOVERNOR JUAN F. LUIS HOSPITAL AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding two important grants totaling $10 million grant for Govern... Read more »