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CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $8 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 14, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $8 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding an $8 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for Lutheran Social ...

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 TWO GRANTS FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FOR HEADSTART DISASTER ASSISTANCE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 8, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO GRANTS FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FOR HEADSTART DISASTER ASSISTANCE Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement announcing two grants from the U.S. Departme...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $273,160 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES GRANT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $273,160 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES GRANT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement announcing a $273,160 grant for the...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $5 MILLION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $5 MILLION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Biden-Harris Administration releases American Rescue Plan funding for local institutions; At least half of the funding will be distributed to students as emergency financial aid WASHINGTON. DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the followin...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $69.7 MILLION IN EDUCATION FUNDS TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 14, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $69.7 MILLION IN EDUCATION FUNDS TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett issued the following statement on the release of $69.7 million by the U.S. Department of Education to the Virg...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry December 10, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement applauding passage of the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021 in the House...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF DR. RUTH E. THOMAS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry November 24, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF DR. RUTH E. THOMAS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement expressing her condolences to the Virgin Islands community after learning of the passing of Dr. Ruth E. Thomas: “It is with profound sadn...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT CONGRATULATES 2020V.I. TEACHERS OF THE YEAR AND BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS-ELECT DURING AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry November 19, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT CONGRATULATES 2020V.I. TEACHERS OF THE YEAR AND BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS-ELECT DURING AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK WASHINGTON, DC--Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement congratulating the 2020 V.I. Teachers of the Year along with Board of Education Membe...