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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...

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 FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT REGARDING CANEEL BAY

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PRESS STATEMENT STATEMENT FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT REGARDING CANEEL BAY WASHINGTON, DC-- Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee released the following statement regarding the Caneel Bay Resort on St. John: “I am pleased to announce the Department of the Interior has made the decision to move forward with an open-bidding process for the Caneel ...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $545,000GRANT FOR THE VILLAGE VIRGIN ISLANDS PARTNERS IN RECOVERY

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $545,000 GRANT FOR THE VILLAGE VIRGIN ISLANDS PARTNERS IN RECOVERY Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after announcing a $545,000.00 grant for the Village Virgin Islands Partners in Recovery: “Today, I am pleased to announce a grant for $545,000.00 from the ...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.7M GRANT FOR V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 1, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.7M GRANT FOR V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement with regard to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarding the Virgin Islands Depar...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON LIMETREE REFINERY ANNOUNCEMENT TO SUSPEND PLANS TO RESTART REFINERY OPERATIONS

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON LIMETREE REFINERY ANNOUNCEMENT TO SUSPEND PLANS TO RESTART REFINERY OPERATIONS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Budget Committee and Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement regarding the announcement of Limetree Bay Refinery (LBR) to suspend plans to restart refinery ...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $441,625 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF HIV PREVENTION PROGRAMS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 28, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $441,625 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF HIV PREVENTION PROGRAMS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement with regard to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarding Frederiksted Health C...

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...