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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT HOLDS EDUCATION DISTANCE LEARNING WEBINAR FOR TERRITORY'S PARENTS AND EDUCATORS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry April 14, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT HOLDS EDUCATION DISTANCE LEARNING WEBINAR FOR TERRITORY'S PARENTS AND EDUCATORS Washington, DC – On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett held an Education distance learning webinar with Virgin Islands educators, along with a representative from the Library ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF DISASTER AID AND TAX RELIEF BILL FOR U.S. TERRITORIES

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF DISASTER AID AND TAX RELIEF BILL FOR U.S. TERRITORIES Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding H.R. 5687 - the emergency supplemental appropriations bill passed in the House by a vote of 237 – 161 which will provide support to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico following a... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES A $3.5 MILLION GRANT FOR THE VI DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 4, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES A $3.5 MILLION GRANT FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES “This vital program provides many children from low income families with the educational foundation that is crucial for children ages five and under,” stated Congresswoman Plaskett Washington, DC –... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES OVER $10 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 4, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES OVER $10 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION “This new funding will allow the Department to begin the process of educating our students in facilities conducive to their educational growth,” stated Congresswoman Plaskett Washington, DC – Cong... 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 »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON VI TEACHERS OF THE YEAR

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON VI TEACHERS OF THE YEAR Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the two individuals recently nominated for Teacher of the Year on St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John: “I am tremendously pleased to extend heartfelt congratulations to the two individuals who have been selected as te... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT CONCERNING REPORTED DENIAL OF VISA EXTENSION FOR SEVERAL FOREIGN NATIONAL TEACHERS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry August 8, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT CONCERNING REPORTED DENIAL OF VISA EXTENSION FOR SEVERAL FOREIGN NATIONAL TEACHERS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding potential denial of visa extension for several foreign te... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $700,000 GRANT FOR HEAD START PROGRAM IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $700,000 GRANT FOR HEAD START PROGRAM IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS 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 $700,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Head Start in the U.S. Virgin ... Read more »

Congresswoman Plaskett to Host Seminars on Military Service Academies

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ST. CROIX– Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett invites the public to a Military Service Academy Seminar in each island district. St. Thomas Friday, November 9, 2018 6:00 - 8:00 pm UVI ACC, 1st Floor Conference Room St. Croix Saturday, November 10, 2018 2:00 - 4:00 pm UVI Great Hall Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett's Service Academy Seminars are aimed at providing information on the applicati... Read more »