Economic Development

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF HISTORIC FAMILIES & WORKERS-FIRST CORONAVIRUS LEGISLATION AND EMERGENCY RELIEF IT PROVIDES TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 27, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF HISTORIC FAMILIES & WORKERS-FIRST CORONAVIRUS LEGISLATION AND EMERGENCY RELIEF IT PROVIDES TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett applauded the passage of historic Families and Workers-First legislation, which will... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PROPOSAL IN U.S. CONGRESS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 20, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PROPOSAL IN U.S. CONGRESS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the stimulus proposal making its way through Congress presently: “Congress has been working on several pieces of legi... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $30 MILLION GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 24, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $30 MILLION GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding an important $30 million grant for the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority from FEMA to go towa... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE VIRGIN ISLANDS RECEIVING A WAIVER TO PROVIDE SNAP BENEFITS THROUGH MAY 31, 2020

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 24, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE VIRGIN ISLANDS RECEIVING A WAIVER TO PROVIDE SNAP BENEFITS THROUGH MAY 31, 2020 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released this statement in regards to the Virgin Islands receiving a waiver to provide SNAP benefits through May 31, 20202: “... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON SECOND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE BILL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 18, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON SECOND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE BILL Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released this statement on passage by the House of Representatives of a second coronavirus emergency response bill: “As a Member of Congress, I recognize that Americans urgentl... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES H.R. 5756, THE RESILIENCY ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2020, TO IMPROVE RESILIENCY AS THE VIRGIN ISLANDS REBUILDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 13, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES H.R. 5756, THE RESILIENCY ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2020, TO IMPROVE RESILIENCY AS THE VIRGIN ISLANDS REBUILDS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding H.R. 5756, the Resiliency Enhancement Act of 2020, legislati... 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 THE ALLOCATION OF OVER $779 MILLION TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN CDBG GRANT FUNDS BY HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES THE ALLOCATION OF OVER $779 MILLION TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN CDBG GRANT FUNDS BY HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing the allocation of $779,217,000 of Community Development Block Grant mitigation funds for the Virgin Islands: “Today my office was noti... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES BILL TO DESIGNATE ST. CROIX AS A NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 4, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES BILL TO DESIGNATE ST. CROIX AS A NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement after introducing legislation, the St. Croix National Heritage Area Act, H.R. 5747, to designate St. Croix as a National... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT UNVEILS HOUSE DEMOCRATS’ NEW $760 BILLION FRAMEWORK TO MAKE TRANSFORMATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS ACROSS U.S.

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 29, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT UNVEILS HOUSE DEMOCRATS’ NEW $760 BILLION FRAMEWORK TO MAKE TRANSFORMATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS ACROSS U.S. Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett unveiled House Democrats’ new framework for a five-year, $760 billion investment that would create ... Read more »