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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF GOVERNOR ROSSELLO OF PUERTO RICO

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF GOVERNOR ROSSELLO OF PUERTO RICO Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the resignation of Governor Rossello of Puerto Rico: “As the Governor of Puerto Rico resigns over numerous allegations of personal misconduct as well as corruption within his government and indeed... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT AS THE MEDICAID PARITY BILL FOR U.S. TERRITORIES PASSES COMMITTEE, ONE STEP CLOSER TOWARDS BECOMING LAW

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 17, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT AS THE MEDICAID PARITY BILL FOR U.S. TERRITORIES PASSES COMMITTEE, ONE STEP CLOSER TOWARDS BECOMING LAW Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the passing out of committee of the Medicaid... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $75 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 28. 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $75 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a $75 million grant for VITEMA from FEMA to go towards the rebuilding of the U.S.... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT TO ATTEND THE 40TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM)

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT TO ATTEND THE 40TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) St. Thomas, USVI. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her upcoming participation in the CARICOM meetings to be held in St. Lucia: “I am pleased to announce that I will be attending next week’s CARICO... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2,000,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GROUP FOR THE IMMUNIZATION AND VACCINES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAM

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2,000,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GROUP FOR THE IMMUNIZATION AND VACCINES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAM Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $2,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Virgin Islands Department of Health Gr... 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 STATEMENT REGARDING PAYMENT ISSUES OF SUBCONTRACTOR’S POST HURRICANES IRMA AND MARIA

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING PAYMENT ISSUES OF SUBCONTRACTOR’S POST HURRICANES IRMA AND MARIA Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett met with subcontractors who have been contracted to fulfill several federally funded programs related to the US Virgin Islands rebuilding efforts (including the STEP Program and other programs). The purpose of the meet... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER REQUESTING MEETING REGARDING FUNDING AND RECENT ACTIVITIES OF HIGH INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREAS (HIDTA) PROGRAM AND THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (DEA)

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER REQUESTING MEETING REGARDING FUNDING AND RECENT ACTIVITIES OF HIGH INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREAS (HIDTA) PROGRAM AND THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (DEA) Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a letter she has sent to the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program a... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES SEVERAL FEDERAL GRANTS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM THE OFFICE OF INSULAR AFFAIRS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES SEVERAL FEDERAL GRANTS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM THE OFFICE OF INSULAR AFFAIRS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding several grants announced today from the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) Technical Assistance Program (TAP): “Today the Office of Insular Affai... Read more »

HOUSE PASSES $19.1 BILLION BICAMERAL, BIPARTISAN DISASTER RELIEF PACKAGE

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PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE PASSES $19.1 BILLION BICAMERAL, BIPARTISAN DISASTER RELIEF PACKAGE Legislation now cleared for President’s signature Washington, DC — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plasektt released the following statement on the passing of legislation to provide relief and recovery assistance for Americans affected by hurricanes and other recent natural disasters: "I am pleased that we have final... Read more »