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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 STATEMENT ON SECOND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE BILL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 18, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON SECOND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE BILL Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released this statement on passage by the House of Representatives of a second coronavirus emergency response bill: “As a Member of Congress, I recognize that Americans urgentl... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES U.S. SENATE DEAL TO PROVIDE A MULTIYEAR MEDICAID CERTAINTY FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry December 7, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES U.S. SENATE DEAL TO PROVIDE A MULTIYEAR MEDICAID CERTAINTY FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (VI), released the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s deal to provide multiyear Medicaid certainty for the territor... Read more »

CONTINUING RESOLUTION BECOMES LAW TO EXTEND MEDICAID FUNDING FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS

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Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement today regarding final passage of a Continuing Resolution (CR), H.R. 3055 Due to the inaction of the Senate we have been unable to create a permanent budget. Fortunately, H.R. 3055 extends 100% federal funding to the Virgin Islands to sustain Medicaid through December 20th, 2019: Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES USDA INVESTMENT OF $1.3 MILLION IN THE EXPANSION OF RURAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE ACCESS U.S. IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a multi-million-dollar investment by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in distance learning and telemedicine projects for rural communities across the United States, including the U.S. Virgin Islands: Read more »

HOUSE DEMOCRATS PASS CONTINUING RESOLUTION EXTENDING MEDICAID FUNDS FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE DEMOCRATS PASS CONTINUING RESOLUTION EXTENDING MEDICAID FUNDS FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS Legislation Extends Government Funding, Health Programs Through Nov. 21 Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement today regarding the Democrats introduction and passage of a continuing resolution which extends 100% federal funding to the Virgin Islands t... 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 $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 ANNOUNCES $850,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $850,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $850,000 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 a... Read more »