Social Justice

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE CONFIRMATION OF ATTORNEY DELIA SMITH FOR U.S. ATTORNEY FOR THE DISTRICT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 28, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE CONFIRMATION OF ATTORNEY DELIA SMITH FOR U.S. ATTORNEY FOR THE DISTRICT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Presid...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPOINTED TO CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee D. Scotland March 24, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPOINTED TO CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding her appointment to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF)...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT AND OTHER MEMBERS OF CONGRESS URGE NON-DISCRIMINATORY TREATMENT FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR FLEEING UKRAINE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 6, 2022 410-422-3334 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT AND OTHER MEMBERS OF CONGRESS URGE NON-DISCRIMINATORY TREATMENT FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR FLEEING UKRAINE Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a letter to Ms. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, urging h...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT NAMES BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR FROM THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AS VIRTUAL GUEST TO STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 1, 2022 410-422-3334 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT NAMES BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR FROM THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AS VIRTUAL GUEST TO STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS Ms. Jaynelle Pemberton is passionate about seeing the much-needed improvements in Virgin Islands’ infrastructure. She was inspired to become a civil engineer because of the ...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT PLEASED BY DELIA SMITH’S U.S. ATTORNEY NOMINATION HEADING TO THE SENATE FLOOR

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 11, 2022 202-215-8524 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT PLEASED BY DELIA SMITH’S U.S. ATTORNEY NOMINATION HEADING TO THE SENATE FLOOR Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. Attorney for the Vir...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES NOMINATION OF NEW U.S. ATTORNEY FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 28, 2021 202-215-8524 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES NOMINATION OF NEW U.S. ATTORNEY FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the White House nomination of the U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Virgi...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT SHARES RESULTS OF LIMETREE ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 10, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT SHARES RESULTS OF LIMETREE ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the results of her office’s Limetree Economic Impact Survey: “My office recently conducted a survey to gather constituent information c...

PLASKETT AND KELLY LEAD CBC LETTER TO HHS SECRETARY URGING A FOCUS ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE TREATMENT

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND KELLY LEAD CBC LETTER TO HHS SECRETARY URGING A FOCUS ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE TREATMENT WASHINGTON, DC-- Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a letter she led to Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra regarding Sickle cell disease: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is among th...

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,”...