Energy and Environment

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO FEMA GRANTS TOTALING $7 MILLION TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 30, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO FEMA GRANTS TOTALING $7 MILLION TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding two grants totaling $7 million for the US Virgin Islands: “Today the U.S. Federal Emergency Manag... 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 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 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 PLASKETT REAFFIRMS HER SUPPORT TO GOVERNOR ALBERT BRYAN, JR. AND THE 33RD LEGISLATURE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AMID WAPA STRUGGLES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry December 22, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT REAFFIRMS HER SUPPORT TO GOVERNOR ALBERT BRYAN, JR. AND THE 33RD LEGISLATURE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AMID WAPA STRUGGLES Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett reaffirmed her support to Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and the 33rd Legislature of the Virgin Island... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO DIVERT FUNDING FROM FEMA TO PAY FOR ICE INDEFINITE DETENTION OF FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO DIVERT FUNDING FROM FEMA TO PAY FOR ICE INDEFINITE DETENTION OF FAMILIES AND CHILDREN Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement on news that the President is diverting $271 million from FEMA to pay for a massive increase in ICE detention beds: "News th... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 GRANT FOR THE NATIONAL COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM TO THE TERRITORY OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 GRANT FOR THE NATIONAL COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM TO THE TERRITORY OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $1,000.000 grant awarded through the National Coastal Zone Management Program to the Territory of the US Virgin Islands: “Today the... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER TO FEMA EXPRESSING HER OPPOSITION TO THE RECENT CHANGE TO THE REPORTING STRUCTURE FOR THE JOINT RECOVERY OFFICE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS (JRO-USVI)

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER TO FEMA EXPRESSING HER OPPOSITION TO THE RECENT CHANGE TO THE REPORTING STRUCTURE FOR THE JOINT RECOVERY OFFICE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS (JRO-USVI) Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to FEMA Administrator Gaynor expressing her opposition to the recent change... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $75 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 28. 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $75 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a $75 million grant for VITEMA from FEMA to go towards the rebuilding of the U.S.... Read more »