Economic Development

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND GOVERNOR BRYAN DISCUSS BIPARTISAN BUDGET ACT, PROGRESS OF RECOVERY PROJECTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry October 5, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND GOVERNOR BRYAN DISCUSS BIPARTISAN BUDGET ACT, PROGRESS OF RECOVERY PROJECTS US VIRGIN ISLANDS — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, Governor Albert Bryan Jr., Office of Disaster Recovery Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien, and senior Bryan-Roach Administration officials met Tue...

PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER AMENDMENT APPROVING NON-IMMIGRANT VISITOR VISA WAIVERS FOR ENTRY INTO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR UP TO 45 DAYS

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Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 22, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER AMENDMENT APPROVING NON-IMMIGRANT VISITOR VISA WAIVERS FOR ENTRY INTO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR UP TO 45 DAYS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after her amendment to H.R....

PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT RUNNING & AVOID DEFAULT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT RUNNING & AVOID DEFAULT “This bill includes a provision to cancel the outstanding balances of Community Disaster Loans (CDLs) issued by FEMA to the Virgin Islands. This will save the Virgin Islands more than $300 million in much needed...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT SHARES RESULTS OF LIMETREE ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 10, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT SHARES RESULTS OF LIMETREE ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the results of her office’s Limetree Economic Impact Survey: “My office recently conducted a survey to gather constituent information c...

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...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LETTER TO DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECRETARY REQUESTING HELP FOR NATION OF HAITI

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LETTER TO DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECRETARY REQUESTING HELP FOR NATION OF HAITI WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her letter to U.S. Department of State Secretary Antony Blinken: “The nation of Haiti is in a time of absolute crisis. Throughout the past year, this country has faced a number...

PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to the President requesting a meeting with all the territorial Members of Congress: “Recently, I along with t...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON LIMETREE REFINERY ANNOUNCEMENT TO SUSPEND PLANS TO RESTART REFINERY OPERATIONS

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON LIMETREE REFINERY ANNOUNCEMENT TO SUSPEND PLANS TO RESTART REFINERY OPERATIONS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Budget Committee and Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement regarding the announcement of Limetree Bay Refinery (LBR) to suspend plans to restart refinery ...

Opinion: Reestablishing US Leadership in agricultural R&D

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Over the last year, America’s food and agricultural sectors have faced robust challenges. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for a more resilient food system, which is why I’m calling for an investment of at least $40 billion for agricultural research and infrastructure, as well as agricultural innovation. The U.S. is a world leader in agricultural production, but we need to continu...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.4 MILLION GRANT FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS FROM FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 22, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.4 MILLION GRANT FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS FROM FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA) Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement announcing a $1.4 milli...