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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING THE PATH OUT OF THE PANDEMIC: PRESIDENT BIDEN’S COVID-19 ACTION PLAN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 9, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING THE PATH OUT OF THE PANDEMIC: PRESIDENT BIDEN’S COVID-19 ACTION PLAN Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding President Biden’s COVID-19 Actio...

PLASKETT AND KELLY LEAD CBC LETTER TO HHS SECRETARY URGING A FOCUS ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE TREATMENT

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND KELLY LEAD CBC LETTER TO HHS SECRETARY URGING A FOCUS ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE TREATMENT WASHINGTON, DC-- Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a letter she led to Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra regarding Sickle cell disease: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is among th...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.7M GRANT FOR V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 1, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.7M GRANT FOR V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement with regard to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarding the Virgin Islands Depar...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $441,625 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF HIV PREVENTION PROGRAMS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 28, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $441,625 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF HIV PREVENTION PROGRAMS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement with regard to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarding Frederiksted Health C...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT GRANTS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN COMMEMORATION OF MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT GRANTS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN COMMEMORATION OF MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement announcing two important grants for VI Department of Health as we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month: “Each y...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $760,742 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $760,742 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement with regard to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarding the Virgin Islan...

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...

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 STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LEGISLATION TO INCLUDE THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN THE SSI PROGRAM

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 2, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LEGISLATION TO INCLUDE THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN THE SSI PROGRAM Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (D-VI), Congresswoman Jenniffer González Colón (R-PR), Congressman Ritchie Torres (D-NY) and others filed HR 537, the Supplemental Security Income Equali...