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Plaskett Cites Liquidity Concerns in V.I.’s Failure to Pay GERS

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Virgin Islands Daily News Plaskett cites liquidity concerns in V.I.’s failure to pay GERS By JOY BLACKBURN Senior/Investigative Reporter Mar 8, 2017 V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett raised concerns Tuesday about the depth of the V.I. government’s liquidity crisis after reports surfaced last week that the executive branch had stopped making mandatory employer and employee contributions to ... Read more »

GOP Voucher Bill Worries Francis, Plaskett

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St. Croix Source GOP Voucher Bill Worries Francis, Plaskett March 06, 2017 by Source staff Even as multiple recent studies show school voucher programs producing worse student performance than public schools, GOP voucher legislation is moving forward in Congress. And that worries some V.I. senators and Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett. Sen. Novelle Francis, (D-STX) recently wrote to Plaskett, ... Read more »

Plaskett: Federal Intervention Not Certain if Financial Crisis Worsens

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St. Croix Source Plaskett: Federal Intervention Not Certain if Financial Crisis Worsens February 23, 2017 by David Knight Jr. Any assumptions that the Virgin Islands will follow Puerto Rico into federal oversight if the territory’s financial situation worsens may be mistaken, Delegate Stacey Plaskett told residents at a town hall meeting on St. John on Wednesday evening. Plaskett said she believes... Read more »