Economic Development

PLASKETT AND GONZÁLEZ-COLÓN INTRODUCE LEGISLATION FOR THE PERMANENCE OF THE FEDERAL REBATE PROGRAM ON RUM TAX

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 8, 2021 202-215-8524 PLASKETT AND GONZÁLEZ-COLÓN INTRODUCE LEGISLATION FOR THE PERMANENCE OF THE FEDERAL REBATE PROGRAM ON RUM TAX Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González Colón introduced legislation on the federal rum tax refund program t...

HOUSE PASSES PLASKETT BILL TO DESIGNATE ST. CROIX AS NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 26, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE PASSES PLASKETT BILL TO DESIGNATE ST. CROIX AS NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the passage of her legislation, the St. Croix National Heritage Area Act, included in H.R. 803, the Protecting America’s Wilderness a...

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 PLASKETT APPLAUDS THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE’S PROGRESS IN CANEEL BAY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 16, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPLAUDS THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE’S PROGRESS IN CANEEL BAY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the next phase of environmental assessments at Caneel Bay being conducted by the National Park Service...

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...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT CELEBRATING THE INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN AND VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 20, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT CELEBRATING THE INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN AND VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement in honor of newly inaugurated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harr...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT BECOMES FIRST MEMBER OF A TERRITORY TO BE NOMINATED TO THE EXCLUSIVE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry December 17, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT BECOMES FIRST MEMBER OF A TERRITORY TO BE NOMINATED TO THE EXCLUSIVE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES “This is a tremendous accomplishment for our Delegate and puts her, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, at the center of decision making on financial...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2020

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry December 10, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2020 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, released the following statement after the House of Representatives passage of S. 1811, the final Water Resources Development Act of 2020 ...

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...