Economic Development

PLASKETT ANNOUNCES FY2023 COMMUNITY PROJECT FUNDING REQUESTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland May 13, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT ANNOUNCES FY2023 COMMUNITY PROJECT FUNDING REQUESTS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett (VI-00), a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees, released the following statement on her office’s priorities for FY2023 community project funding requests: “Under Democratic lea...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND FELLOW COLLEAGUES SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCH CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS ON BLACK INNOVATION

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland May 9, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND FELLOW COLLEAGUES SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCH CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS ON BLACK INNOVATION Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett (VI), a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees, released the following statement on the launch of the Congressional Caucus on Black Inn...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION VISIT TO BARBADOS ON CARIBBEAN FINANCIAL AND TRADE ISSUES FOR EXPANDED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 23, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION VISIT TO BARBADOS ON CARIBBEAN FINANCIAL AND TRADE ISSUES FOR EXPANDED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her trip to Barbados with a Congressional delegation le...

REPS. PLASKETT, STRICKLAND, AND TORRES ANNOUNCED AS CO-CHAIRS OF THE INAUGURAL CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS ON BLACK INNOVATION

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 23, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT REPS. PLASKETT, STRICKLAND, AND TORRES ANNOUNCED AS CO-CHAIRS OF THE INAUGURAL CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS ON BLACK INNOVATION Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett (VI), a Member of the House Ways and Means, Budget and Agriculture Committees, released the following statement regarding the inaugural Congressional...

PLASKETT INTRODUCES CARIBBEAN TRADE RESOLUTION WITH REP. WENSTRUP IN U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 12, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT INTRODUCES CARIBBEAN TRADE RESOLUTION WITH REP. WENSTRUP IN U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding her and Republican Congressman, Representative Brad Wenstrup’s Caribbean Trade...

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES LEGISLATION WITH NEW RELIEF FUNDING FOR RESTAURANTS AND SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 8, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES LEGISLATION WITH NEW RELIEF FUNDING FOR RESTAURANTS AND SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the Relief for Restaurants and other Hard Hit ...

PLASKETT’S VISA WAIVER ACT APPROVED BY HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 7, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT’S VISA WAIVER ACT APPROVED BY HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE Washington, DC—Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement after her Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act (H.R. 5460) was approved by the House Judiciary Committee in a bipartisan vote of 24-14: “I and my team have worked steadfastly with ...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN'S FY2023 BUDGET

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee D. Scotland March 31, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN'S FY2023 BUDGET Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means and Budget Committees, released the following statement on President Biden’s Budget for Building a Better America: “President Biden’s Budget reflect...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPOINTED TO CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee D. Scotland March 24, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPOINTED TO CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding her appointment to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF)...

BUSINESS EXPO ON ST. CROIX AND ST. THOMAS HOSTED BY CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 21, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT BUSINESS EXPO ON ST. CROIX AND ST. THOMAS HOSTED BY CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a Member of the Ways and Means Committee, made the following statement on the business expo sessions held by her office on St. Thomas and St. Croix this past weekend: “I would like ...