Social Justice

STATEMENT BY CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ON GLOBAL VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

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STATEMENT BY CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ON GLOBAL VACCINE DISTRIBUTION Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committees, released the following statement on the announcement today of a global vaccine distribution: “As a Co-Chair of the Congressional Caribbean and a member of the House Haiti Caucus, I applaud President Biden and his administration f...

HOUSE PASSES H.R. 1 - TRANSFORMATIVE DEMOCRACY REFORM AND CLEAN GOVERNMENT REFORM BILL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 4, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE PASSES H.R. 1 - TRANSFORMATIVE DEMOCRACY REFORM AND CLEAN GOVERNMENT REFORM BILL “This Bill contains amendments authored by me that represent long overdue recognition of territorial voting rights issues, and the important contributions of the territories to the United States and American democracy,”...

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 RELEASES STATEMENT IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 17, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: “Today, we celebrate Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the most prominent fig...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON DEATH OF CAPITOL POLICE OFFICER BRIAN SICKNICK

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 08, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON DEATH OF CAPITOL POLICE OFFICER BRIAN SICKNICK Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett issued the following statement on the death of Officer Brian Sicknick, a twelve-year veteran of the U.S. Capitol Police, who died following the assault on th...

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 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 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...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GROUP FOR THE MATERNAL, INFANT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD HOME VISITING GRANT PROGRAM

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GROUP FOR THE MATERNAL, INFANT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD HOME VISITING GRANT PROGRAM Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $1,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Virgin Islands Depar...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING CANCELLATION OF MIDDLE EAST FACT FINDING TRIP

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING CANCELLATION OF MIDDLE EAST FACT FINDING TRIP Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding the recent cancellation of Middle East fact finding trip: “I was invited by the Humpty Dumpty Institute, a longstanding international NGO focused on development work which has a Cong...