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PLASKETT’S LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE FEDERAL DISASTER RECOVERY RESPONSE CLEARED BY HOUSE COMMITTEE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland June 21, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT’S LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE FEDERAL DISASTER RECOVERY RESPONSE CLEARED BY HOUSE COMMITTEE Washington, DC – Last week, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced a bipartisan disaster relief bill sponsored by Rep. Graves (R-LA-6), and co-authored by Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI). The l...

PLASKETT ATTENDS FLAG RAISING CEREMONY AT THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland June 15, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Release PLASKETT ATTENDS FLAG RAISING CEREMONY AT THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees, released the following statement regarding her attendance at the Flag Raising ceremony at the Smithsonia...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR $251 MILLION TO REBUILD THE CHARLES HARWOOD MEDICAL COMPLEX

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee D. Scotland May 13, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR $251 MILLION TO REBUILD THE CHARLES HARWOOD MEDICAL COMPLEX Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees, released the following statement announcing a $251 million grant from U...

PLASKETT BLASTS SUPREME COURT DECISION TO CONTINUE U.S. TERRITORIES EXCLUSION FROM FEDERAL BENEFITS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 21, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT BLASTS SUPREME COURT DECISION TO CONTINUE U.S. TERRITORIES EXCLUSION FROM FEDERAL BENEFITS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett (VI), a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled to continue the unfair exclusion of residents of U.S...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN'S FY2023 BUDGET

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee D. Scotland March 31, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN'S FY2023 BUDGET Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means and Budget Committees, released the following statement on President Biden’s Budget for Building a Better America: “President Biden’s Budget reflect...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPOINTED TO CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee D. Scotland March 24, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPOINTED TO CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding her appointment to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF)...

BUSINESS EXPO ON ST. CROIX AND ST. THOMAS HOSTED BY CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 21, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT BUSINESS EXPO ON ST. CROIX AND ST. THOMAS HOSTED BY CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a Member of the Ways and Means Committee, made the following statement on the business expo sessions held by her office on St. Thomas and St. Croix this past weekend: “I would like ...

PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER AMENDMENT APPROVING NON-IMMIGRANT VISITOR VISA WAIVERS FOR ENTRY INTO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR UP TO 45 DAYS

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Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 22, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER AMENDMENT APPROVING NON-IMMIGRANT VISITOR VISA WAIVERS FOR ENTRY INTO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR UP TO 45 DAYS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after her amendment to H.R....

PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to the President requesting a meeting with all the territorial Members of Congress: “Recently, I along with t...

PLASKETT INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE MEDICAID AND MEDICARE IN U.S. TERRITORIES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE MEDICAID AND MEDICARE IN U.S. TERRITORIES WASHINGTON, DC —Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, yesterday introduced legislation aimed at providing equitable treatment for U.S. territories in federal health care programs li...