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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF HISTORIC FAMILIES & WORKERS-FIRST CORONAVIRUS LEGISLATION AND EMERGENCY RELIEF IT PROVIDES TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 27, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF HISTORIC FAMILIES & WORKERS-FIRST CORONAVIRUS LEGISLATION AND EMERGENCY RELIEF IT PROVIDES TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett applauded the passage of historic Families and Workers-First legislation, which will... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PROPOSAL IN U.S. CONGRESS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 20, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PROPOSAL IN U.S. CONGRESS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the stimulus proposal making its way through Congress presently: “Congress has been working on several pieces of legi... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $30 MILLION GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 24, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $30 MILLION GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding an important $30 million grant for the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority from FEMA to go towa... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE VIRGIN ISLANDS RECEIVING A WAIVER TO PROVIDE SNAP BENEFITS THROUGH MAY 31, 2020

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 24, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE VIRGIN ISLANDS RECEIVING A WAIVER TO PROVIDE SNAP BENEFITS THROUGH MAY 31, 2020 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released this statement in regards to the Virgin Islands receiving a waiver to provide SNAP benefits through May 31, 20202: “... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON SECOND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE BILL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 18, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON SECOND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE BILL Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released this statement on passage by the House of Representatives of a second coronavirus emergency response bill: “As a Member of Congress, I recognize that Americans urgentl... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT TO VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT AMIDST COVID-19 GLOBAL CRISIS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 13, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT TO VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT AMIDST COVID-19 GLOBAL CRISIS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding Governor Albert Bryan Jr’s press update regarding COVID-19 and the Virgin Islands’ response: “... Read more »

CDC TO AWARD $419,000 TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF COVID-19 RESPONSE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 12, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CDC TO AWARD $419,000 TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN SUPPORT OF COVID-19 RESPONSE Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing $419,000 in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will provide resources to the Virgin Islands to su... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY RESPONSE BILL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 4, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY RESPONSE BILL Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released this statement on the passage of the coronavirus emergency response supplemental funding bill today: “As a Member of Congress, we recognize that Americans urgently... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES OVER $4 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR THE VI DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, ST. CROIX ANIMAL WELFARE CENTER AND THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 25, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES OVER $4 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR THE VI DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, ST. CROIX ANIMAL WELFARE CENTER AND THE V.I. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing three grants awarded to the VI ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON U.S. SENATE’S VOTE TO CONFIRM JUDGE ROBERT A. MOLLOY’S APPOINTMENT TO U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 25, 2020 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON U.S. SENATE’S VOTE TO CONFIRM JUDGE ROBERT A. MOLLOY’S APPOINTMENT TO U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding Judge Robert A. Molloy’s appointment to serve as a U.S. Distri... Read more »