Government Accountability

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 IS NAMED AS AN IMPEACHMENT MANAGER

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 13, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT IS NAMED AS AN IMPEACHMENT MANAGER Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey. E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding being named as an impeachment manager in the second impeachment of Donald J. Trump: “I am humbled and honored to be given the sacred responsi...

STATEMENT FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT REGARDING THE JANUARY 6TH STORMING OF THE CAPITOL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 7, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT STATEMENT FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT REGARDING THE JANUARY 6TH STORMING OF THE CAPITOL Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the January 6th storming of the Capitol: “History will forever regard January 6, 2021, as a dark and disappointi...

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 ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement after the Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) awarded $2,932,867 to the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program: “As a ...

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...

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...

HOUSE PASSES FY 2020 APPROPRIATIONS

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PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE PASSES FY 2020 APPROPRIATIONS WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, released the following statement after the House passed two legislative packages that together comprise all 12 fiscal year 2020 federal government funding bills: “I am happy to announce that Congress was able to come together, negotiate our differences, and reach a bipartisan agreement that makes...

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 ...

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...