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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 GRANT FOR THE NATIONAL COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM TO THE TERRITORY OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 GRANT FOR THE NATIONAL COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM TO THE TERRITORY OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $1,000.000 grant awarded through the National Coastal Zone Management Program to the Territory of the US Virgin Islands: “Today the... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT AND CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS URGE HUD TO RECONSIDER EXCLUSION OF VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM DISASTER RELIEF FUND

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT AND CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS URGE HUD TO RECONSIDER EXCLUSION OF VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM DISASTER RELIEF FUNDING Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (D-VI) released the following statement regarding a letter sent from Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, herself and several ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER TO FEMA EXPRESSING HER OPPOSITION TO THE RECENT CHANGE TO THE REPORTING STRUCTURE FOR THE JOINT RECOVERY OFFICE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS (JRO-USVI)

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER TO FEMA EXPRESSING HER OPPOSITION TO THE RECENT CHANGE TO THE REPORTING STRUCTURE FOR THE JOINT RECOVERY OFFICE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS (JRO-USVI) Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to FEMA Administrator Gaynor expressing her opposition to the recent change... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING CANCELLATION OF MIDDLE EAST FACT FINDING TRIP

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING CANCELLATION OF MIDDLE EAST FACT FINDING TRIP Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding the recent cancellation of Middle East fact finding trip: “I was invited by the Humpty Dumpty Institute, a longstanding international NGO focused on development work which has a Cong... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT CONCERNING REPORTED DENIAL OF VISA EXTENSION FOR SEVERAL FOREIGN NATIONAL TEACHERS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry August 8, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT CONCERNING REPORTED DENIAL OF VISA EXTENSION FOR SEVERAL FOREIGN NATIONAL TEACHERS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding potential denial of visa extension for several foreign te... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RESPONDS TO RECENT HUD ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING HURRICANE RECOVERY FUNDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry August 5, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RESPONDS TO RECENT HUD ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING HURRICANE RECOVERY FUNDS Washington, DC — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement on the announcement by HUD to segregate the territories from the states in the manner that mitigation funds will be di... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF GOVERNOR ROSSELLO OF PUERTO RICO

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF GOVERNOR ROSSELLO OF PUERTO RICO Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the resignation of Governor Rossello of Puerto Rico: “As the Governor of Puerto Rico resigns over numerous allegations of personal misconduct as well as corruption within his government and indeed... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT AS THE MEDICAID PARITY BILL FOR U.S. TERRITORIES PASSES COMMITTEE, ONE STEP CLOSER TOWARDS BECOMING LAW

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 17, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT AS THE MEDICAID PARITY BILL FOR U.S. TERRITORIES PASSES COMMITTEE, ONE STEP CLOSER TOWARDS BECOMING LAW Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the passing out of committee of the Medicaid... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $75 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 28. 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $75 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 $75 million grant for VITEMA from FEMA to go towards the rebuilding of the U.S.... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT TO ATTEND THE 40TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM)

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT TO ATTEND THE 40TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) St. Thomas, USVI. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her upcoming participation in the CARICOM meetings to be held in St. Lucia: “I am pleased to announce that I will be attending next week’s CARICO... Read more »