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  • Congresswoman Plaskett Wins Adoption of a Critically Important Amendment in the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Insular Areas, Veterans Affairs

    WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, a Member of the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released the following after the passage of her amendment to H.R. 2810, FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “The National Defense Authorization Act is designed to meet the threats we face today as well as into the future. The results of our work here today will reflect our strong commitment to ensuring that the men and women of ... Read more

  • Plaskett, U.S. Army to Host Congressional Oversight Activity in Territory
    Posted in Press Releases on November 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Insular Areas, Veterans Affairs

    The Office of Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett in conjunction with the Army’s Office of the Chief Legislative Liaison will host a delegation of congressional staff in the territory for a congressional oversight activity beginning on Nov. 18. The oversight activity will provide the delegation of congressional armed services staff with vital information and familiarization of the local homeland security efforts in combating drug trafficking within the USVI and Puerto Rico and the various issues and c... Read more

  • Plaskett Introduces Bill to Increase Hiring of Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    As the nation prepares to memorialize the service and sacrifices of America’s military service members, Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett introduced legislation today in the U.S. House of Representatives to encourage small business employers around the country to hire veterans who have served in the National Guard and Ready Reserve. “Introducing the Hire-A-Hero Act is necessary, in part, because we owe a debt of gratitude to our veterans—particularly the men and women of our Na... Read more

  • Plaskett applauds VA’s decision to expand Choice Program eligibility for veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Affordable Healthcare, Veterans Affairs

    Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, today, applauded the Department of Veterans Affairs’ decision to expand eligibility to a program that will make access to care easier for Veterans living more than 40 miles away from a VA medical facility. The Veteran Choice Program, which currently allows veterans who live more than 40 miles in a straight line from a VA facility or who face significant delays in scheduling an appointment to receive care in their communities at non-VA medical facilities has been am... Read more

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