Disaster Recovery

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...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $7 MILLION GRANT FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (VIEDA)

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry April 19, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $7 MILLION GRANT FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (VIEDA) Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a grant totaling $7,358,173....

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES H.R. 2053, THE RESILIENCY ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2021, TO IMPROVE RESILIENCY AS THE VIRGIN ISLANDS REBUILD

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES H.R. 2053, THE RESILIENCY ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2021, TO IMPROVE RESILIENCY AS THE VIRGIN ISLANDS REBUILD Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding H.R. 2053, the Resiliency Enhancement Act of 2021, legislation recently introduced in the House of Representatives to allow the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico t...

PLASKETT AND HOUSE DEMOCRATS TO DELIVER BOLD RELIEF FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE - INCLUDING $584 MILLION TO VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 26, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND HOUSE DEMOCRATS TO DELIVER BOLD RELIEF FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE - INCLUDING $584 MILLION TO VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R.1319): “The coronaviru...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPLAUDS THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE’S PROGRESS IN CANEEL BAY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 16, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPLAUDS THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE’S PROGRESS IN CANEEL BAY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the next phase of environmental assessments at Caneel Bay being conducted by the National Park Service...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $4 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 5, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $4 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a $4 million grant for VITEMA from FEMA for Management Costs to pay Hazard Mitigation staff: “Today, I a...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $113,000,000.00 FEMA GRANT V.I. WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY / ST JOHN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 22, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $113,000,000.00 FEMA GRANT V.I. WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY / ST JOHN Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding $113,449,904.55 in federal funding to the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for el...