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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 INVESTMENT AWARD FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION OF THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 INVESTMENT AWARD FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION OF THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $1,000,000 investment award for the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority: "Today the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authori... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON VI TEACHERS OF THE YEAR

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASES STATEMENT ON VI TEACHERS OF THE YEAR Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the two individuals recently nominated for Teacher of the Year on St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John: “I am tremendously pleased to extend heartfelt congratulations to the two individuals who have been selected as te... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES THREE IMPORTANT TRANSPORTATION GRANTS FOR BOTH AIRPORTS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS TOTALING NEARLY $3 MILLION

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 27, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES THREE IMPORTANT TRANSPORTATION GRANTS FOR BOTH AIRPORTS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS TOTALING NEARLY $3 MILLION “These grants are significant to the residents of the of St. Thomas and St. Croix and the U.S. Virgin Islands because they will allow the USVI Port Authorit... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $3 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 27, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $3 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a $3 million grant for VITEMA from FEMA to go towards the rebuilding of the... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT THANKS VI LEGISLATURE FOR RESOLUTION AND INFORMS THEM OF HER BILL TO COLLECT GASOLINE TAX RECEIVED BY U.S. TREASURY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 25, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT THANKS VI LEGISLATURE FOR RESOLUTION AND INFORMS THEM OF HER BILL TO COLLECT GASOLINE TAX RECEIVED BY U.S. TREASURY Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement today regarding the introduction of H.R. 4198 – a bill dealing gaso... Read more »

HOUSE DEMOCRATS PASS CONTINUING RESOLUTION EXTENDING MEDICAID FUNDS FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE DEMOCRATS PASS CONTINUING RESOLUTION EXTENDING MEDICAID FUNDS FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS Legislation Extends Government Funding, Health Programs Through Nov. 21 Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement today regarding the Democrats introduction and passage of a continuing resolution which extends 100% federal funding to the Virgin Islands t... Read more »

VIRGIN ISLANDS DELEGATE TO CONGRESS STACEY E. PLASKETT WROTE TO BOTH GOVERNOR BRYAN AND SENATE PRESIDENT FRANCIS ASKING FOR THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY AT THE V.I. WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY

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Press Statement VIRGIN ISLANDS DELEGATE TO CONGRESS STACEY E. PLASKETT WROTE TO BOTH GOVERNOR BRYAN AND SENATE PRESIDENT FRANCIS ASKING FOR THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY AT THE V.I. WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and Senate President Novelle Francis re... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO TAKE MONEY FROM IMPORTANT PROJECTS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AND ACROSS THE UNITED STATES TO PAY FOR HIS INEFFECTIVE BORDER WALL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 4, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO TAKE MONEY FROM IMPORTANT PROJECTS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AND ACROSS THE UNITED STATES TO PAY FOR HIS INEFFECTIVE BORDER WALL Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement af... Read more »