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U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES LEGISLATION WITH NEW RELIEF FUNDING FOR RESTAURANTS AND SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 8, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES LEGISLATION WITH NEW RELIEF FUNDING FOR RESTAURANTS AND SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the Relief for Restaurants and other Hard Hit ...

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 STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING THE PATH OUT OF THE PANDEMIC: PRESIDENT BIDEN’S COVID-19 ACTION PLAN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 9, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING THE PATH OUT OF THE PANDEMIC: PRESIDENT BIDEN’S COVID-19 ACTION PLAN Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding President Biden’s COVID-19 Actio...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT HOSTS PANEL OF MEDICAL EXPERTS TO DISCUSS COVID-19 VACCINE ON WTJX-TV

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry August 31, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT HOSTS PANEL OF MEDICAL EXPERTS TO DISCUSS COVID-19 VACCINE ON WTJX-TV Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement on her upcoming episode of the Washington Report where she addresses common concerns surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine: “The COV...

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...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $273,160 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES GRANT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $273,160 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES GRANT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement announcing a $273,160 grant for the...

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 $5 MILLION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $5 MILLION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Biden-Harris Administration releases American Rescue Plan funding for local institutions; At least half of the funding will be distributed to students as emergency financial aid WASHINGTON. DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the followin...

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 STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2.5 MILLION GRANT FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 25, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2.5 MILLION GRANT FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a grant totaling $2.5 million for the Virgin Islands Department of Health: “Today, I am pleas...