Government Accountability

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT AND CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS URGE HUD TO RECONSIDER EXCLUSION OF VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM DISASTER RELIEF FUND

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT AND CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS URGE HUD TO RECONSIDER EXCLUSION OF VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM DISASTER RELIEF FUNDING Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (D-VI) released the following statement regarding a letter sent from Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, herself and several ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RESPONDS TO RECENT HUD ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING HURRICANE RECOVERY FUNDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry August 5, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RESPONDS TO RECENT HUD ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING HURRICANE RECOVERY FUNDS Washington, DC — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement on the announcement by HUD to segregate the territories from the states in the manner that mitigation funds will be di... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF HR 1 THE FOR THE PEOPLE ACT

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF HR 1 THE FOR THE PEOPLE ACT “Democrats are committed to ensuring that voting is free, fair and easy for all citizens and that every vote by an eligible voter is counted as cast,” stated Congresswoman Plaskett Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1 – The ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF FEMA DIRECTOR BROCK LONG

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF FEMA DIRECTOR BROCK LONG Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett released the following statement after the resignation of FEMA Administrator Brock Log: “I would like to thank Administrator Brock Long of FEMA for his service to this nation and to the Virgin Islands. I hope to work closely with the current acting Administra... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING THE STATE OF THE TERRITORY ADDRESS FROM GOVERNOR BRYAN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 28, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING THE STATE OF THE TERRITORY ADDRESS FROM GOVERNOR BRYAN St. Thomas, VI – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement after attending Governor Albert Bryan’s State of the Territory address: “This is a historic and defining moment b... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S DECISION TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S DECISION TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT St. Croix, VI – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is finally ending the government shutdown and temporarily reopening the federal government: “After the longest shut down in history, I am pleased that the governm... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett sends Letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency Disagreeing with its Denial of Governor Mapp’s Request for the Extension of 100 Percent Cost Share for the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power Program

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a letter to the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), William B. Long: “Today I sent a letter to FEMA expressing my disappointment in their decision to deny the request from the Governor to extend ... Read more »

Congresswoman Plaskett and NPS to Host Town Hall Meetings in STX, STJ

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ST. CROIX– Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett invites the public to two town hall meetings with the National Park Service in St. Croix and St. John. St. Croix 6:00 pm Tuesday, October 16 Danish West India & Guinea Company Warehouse (Old Post Office) Christiansted St. John 6:00 pm Wednesday, October 17 Cleone Creque Legislative Conference Room Cruz Bay Both town halls will focus on CUA op... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Statement on House Passage of FY19 National Defense Authorization Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett made the following statement on House passage of the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “I am honored to support our military in my capacity as a Member of Congress representing the U.S. Virgin Islands. This bill provides critical resources to those on the front lines protecting our nation, and it sets important policy priorities... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces Important $186 Million Federal Grant for the Virgin Islands to Help with the Hurricane Recovery Efforts

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $186 million grant from FEMA for the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands associated with Hurricane Irma and Maria: “Today the U.S. Department 0f Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced ... Read more »