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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...

HOUSE PASSES H.R. 1 - TRANSFORMATIVE DEMOCRACY REFORM AND CLEAN GOVERNMENT REFORM BILL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 4, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE PASSES H.R. 1 - TRANSFORMATIVE DEMOCRACY REFORM AND CLEAN GOVERNMENT REFORM BILL “This Bill contains amendments authored by me that represent long overdue recognition of territorial voting rights issues, and the important contributions of the territories to the United States and American democracy,”...

HOUSE PASSES PLASKETT BILL TO DESIGNATE ST. CROIX AS NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 26, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE PASSES PLASKETT BILL TO DESIGNATE ST. CROIX AS NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the passage of her legislation, the St. Croix National Heritage Area Act, included in H.R. 803, the Protecting America’s Wilderness a...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES NEW LEGISLATION AIMED AT IMPROVING ECONOMIC CONDITIONS IN THE TERRITORY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 26, 2021 202-215-8524 CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES NEW LEGISLATION AIMED AT IMPROVING ECONOMIC CONDITIONS IN THE TERRITORY Washington, DC - This week, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced several pieces of legislation aimed at improving the economy in the U.S. Virgin Isla...

PLASKETT AND HOUSE DEMOCRATS TO DELIVER BOLD RELIEF FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE - INCLUDING $584 MILLION TO VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 26, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND HOUSE DEMOCRATS TO DELIVER BOLD RELIEF FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE - INCLUDING $584 MILLION TO VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R.1319): “The coronaviru...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPLAUDS THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE’S PROGRESS IN CANEEL BAY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 16, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPLAUDS THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE’S PROGRESS IN CANEEL BAY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the next phase of environmental assessments at Caneel Bay being conducted by the National Park Service...

Plaskett Op-Ed: Disenfranchisement on Display

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This past week, we have inaugurated the 46th President and the 49th Vice President of the United States—Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris. Over the past few years, our beloved democracy has been beleaguered and challenged, and in the last few days the ideals and structure of our democracy have been physically attacked - incited by the outgoing President. It seems that not since the American Revolutio...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING RECENT MEETINGS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR AND NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ON ST. JOHN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry November 10, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING RECENT MEETINGS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR AND NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ON ST. JOHN St. John, USVI-- Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her meetings with the Department of Interior and National Pa...