Insular Areas

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces $1.8 Million Federal Grant from FEMA for the Virgin Islands to Help with the Hurricane Recovery Efforts

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $1.8 million U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal grant for the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands associated with Hurricanes Maria and Irma: “Today the U.S. Depart... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces $550,000 Federal Grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Virgin Islands Project Launch Program

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $550,000 grant for the Virgin Islands Department of Health: “Today the Center for Mental Health Services announced a $550,000 grant to kick off Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health) in th... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Named as a Conferee to the Conference Committee on the Farm Bill

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), a member of the House Agriculture Committee released the following statement after being named one of the House Democratic Members to serve on a conference committee on the Farm Bill: “I am thankful to the Democratic House Leadership for appointing me as a conferee to the conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill. The conference committ... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett sends letter encouraging formal process for self-determination of Virgin Islands of United States

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement concerning her letter to the Virgin Islands Legislature and the Board of Elections encouraging the formal process for self-determination of the Virgin Islands: “I have sent a letter to Senator Myron Jackson of the Virgin Islands Le... 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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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment 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 Affairs awarded the Government of the Virgin Islands several grants from the Technic... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces $52,625 Federal Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $52,625 grant for the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands: “Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a $52,625 grant to the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources to prevent petrole... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces $6.7 Million Federal Grant from the Federal Transit Administration for the Virgin Islands to help with the Hurricane Recovery Efforts

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $6.7 million U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration grant for the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands associated with Hurricanes Maria and Irma: “Today the U.S. Department 0f million U.S. De... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces $1.3 Million Federal Grant from FEMA for the Virgin Islands to Help with the Hurricane Recovery Efforts

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $1.3 million U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal grant for the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands associated with Hurricanes Maria and Irma: “Today the U.S. Depart... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Statement on House Passage of FY19 National Defense Authorization Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett made the following statement on House passage of the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “I am honored to support our military in my capacity as a Member of Congress representing the U.S. Virgin Islands. This bill provides critical resources to those on the front lines protecting our nation, and it sets important policy priorities... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces $9 Million HUD Grant to Help the U.S. Virgin Islands Rebuild from 2017 Hurricanes

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Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett released the following statement announcing a $9 million HUD grant for the Virgin Islands Housing Authority in the U.S. Virgin Islands: “Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $9 million to help the U.S. Virgin Islands rebuild from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. This grant awarded today is provided through the Public Ho... Read more »