Disaster Recovery

PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT RUNNING & AVOID DEFAULT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT RUNNING & AVOID DEFAULT “This bill includes a provision to cancel the outstanding balances of Community Disaster Loans (CDLs) issued by FEMA to the Virgin Islands. This will save the Virgin Islands more than $300 million in much needed...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $8 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 14, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $8 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding an $8 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for Lutheran Social ...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS PRAYERS AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE OF LOUISIANA IN WAKE OF DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IDA

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry August 30, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS PRAYERS AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE OF LOUISIANA IN WAKE OF DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IDA Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding the damage left in New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana by Hurricane and Tropical Storm Ida: “My heart an...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LETTER TO DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECRETARY REQUESTING HELP FOR NATION OF HAITI

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LETTER TO DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECRETARY REQUESTING HELP FOR NATION OF HAITI WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her letter to U.S. Department of State Secretary Antony Blinken: “The nation of Haiti is in a time of absolute crisis. Throughout the past year, this country has faced a number...

PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to the President requesting a meeting with all the territorial Members of Congress: “Recently, I along with t...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FEMA GRANTS FOR TWO V.I. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 29, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FEMA GRANTS FOR TWO V.I. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding millions of dollars in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.4 MILLION GRANT FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS FROM FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 22, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.4 MILLION GRANT FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS FROM FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA) Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement announcing a $1.4 milli...

PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)’S RECENT ACTION TO RELEASE LONG-AWAITED DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 22, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)’S RECENT ACTION TO RELEASE LONG-AWAITED DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statemen...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO GRANTS FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FOR HEADSTART DISASTER ASSISTANCE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 8, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES TWO GRANTS FOR THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FOR HEADSTART DISASTER ASSISTANCE Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement announcing two grants from the U.S. Departme...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $760,742 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $760,742 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement with regard to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarding the Virgin Islan...