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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO FEMA GRANTS TOTALING $5 MILLION FOR GOVERNOR JUAN F. LUIS HOSPITAL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 15, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO FEMA GRANTS TOTALING $5 MILLION FOR GOVERNOR JUAN F. LUIS HOSPITAL Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding two important grants in the amount of $5 million for the Juan F. Luis Hospital from FEMA: “Today,... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (VIWMA)

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 13, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (VIWMA) Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding an important $2 million grant for the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) for Em... Read more »

HOUSE DEMOCRATS INTRODUCE THE HEROES ACT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 13, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE DEMOCRATS INTRODUCE THE HEROES ACT “This is bold, transformative legislation that meets the challenge of the Coronavirus Pandemic,” stated Congresswoman Plaskett Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett released the following statement regarding the introduction of The Heroes Act by House Democ... Read more »

LOS DEMÓCRATAS DE LA CÁMARA DE REPRESENTANTES PRESENTAN LA LEY DE HÉROES

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Para distribución inmediata Contacto: Michael J. McQuerry 13 de mayo 2020 202-215-8524 Comunicado de Prensa LOS DEMÓCRATAS DE LA CÁMARA DE REPRESENTANTES PRESENTAN LA LEY DE HÉROES “Esta legislación valiente y transformativa enfrenta los desafíos de la pandemia causada por el coronavirus”, declaró Congresista Plaskett Washington, DC – La Congresista Stacey Plaskett público el enunciado siguiente ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES HR 6648 - THE TERRITORIAL ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 4, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES HR 6648 - THE TERRITORIAL ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement after introducing HR 6648, the Territorial Economic Recovery Act: “To compensate for historical disadvantages, and to create jobs ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT URGES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO PROVIDE EQUITABLE CONSIDERATION TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN THE FARMERS TO FAMILIES FOOD BOX PROGRAM

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry April 29, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT URGES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO PROVIDE EQUITABLE CONSIDERATION TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN THE FARMERS TO FAMILIES FOOD BOX PROGRAM Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement in regards to a letter sent from her office to th... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT AND 143 OF HER COLLEAGUES URGE FCC TO COORDINATE WITH OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES TO INFORM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES THEY CAN RECEIVE BROADBAND SERVICES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry April 28, 2020 202-215-8524 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT AND 143 OF HER COLLEAGUES URGE FCC TO COORDINATE WITH OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES TO INFORM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES THEY CAN RECEIVE BROADBAND SERVICES Washington DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, Chair of the House Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Hor... Read more »

CONGRESS PASSES FOURTH BIPARTISAN CORONAVIRUS PACKAGE TO BOLSTER SMALL BUSINESSES, FARMERS AND HEALTH CARE NEED

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry April 23, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESS PASSES FOURTH BIPARTISAN CORONAVIRUS PACKAGE TO BOLSTER SMALL BUSINESSES, FARMERS AND HEALTH CARE NEEDS “This Legislation Provides Small Business Funding, Supports Hospitals and Farmers, and Invests in Nationwide Testing,” stated Congresswoman Plaskett Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. P... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement after the Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) awarded $2,932,867 to the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program: “As a ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $41 MILLION GRANT FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS' AIRPORTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry April 14, 2020 202-215-8524 CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $41 MILLION GRANT FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS' AIRPORTS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding $41 million grants for the Cyril E, King and Henry E. Rohlson Airports in the Virgin Islands: “The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic S... Read more »