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CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF COLIN POWELL, FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry October 18, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF COLIN POWELL, FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement expressing condolences on the passing of Colin Powell: I am deeply saddened by the passing of former Secretary of State, Colin ...

PLASKETT SENDS LETTER TO U.S. POSTMASTER GENERAL REGARDING INADEQUATE POSTAL SERVICE TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry October 18, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT SENDS LETTER TO U.S. POSTMASTER GENERAL REGARDING INADEQUATE POSTAL SERVICE TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy regarding the persistent problems with the operation of ma...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND GOVERNOR BRYAN DISCUSS BIPARTISAN BUDGET ACT, PROGRESS OF RECOVERY PROJECTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry October 5, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND GOVERNOR BRYAN DISCUSS BIPARTISAN BUDGET ACT, PROGRESS OF RECOVERY PROJECTS US VIRGIN ISLANDS — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, Governor Albert Bryan Jr., Office of Disaster Recovery Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien, and senior Bryan-Roach Administration officials met Tue...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES NOMINATION OF NEW U.S. ATTORNEY FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 28, 2021 202-215-8524 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES NOMINATION OF NEW U.S. ATTORNEY FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the White House nomination of the U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Virgi...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR $623,046 FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES (HHS) FOR FREDERIKSTED HEALTH CARE, INC. OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 28, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR $623,046 FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES (HHS) FOR FREDERIKSTED HEALTH CARE, INC. OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding a grant totaling $623,046.00 from the U.S. Departme...

PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER AMENDMENT APPROVING NON-IMMIGRANT VISITOR VISA WAIVERS FOR ENTRY INTO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR UP TO 45 DAYS

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Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 22, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER AMENDMENT APPROVING NON-IMMIGRANT VISITOR VISA WAIVERS FOR ENTRY INTO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR UP TO 45 DAYS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after her amendment to H.R....

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF EDGAR ILES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF EDGAR ILES WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement expressing her condolences to the family and friends of Edgar Iles: “St. Croix, particularly the Frederiksted community, has suffere...

PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT RUNNING & AVOID DEFAULT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 21, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT RUNNING & AVOID DEFAULT “This bill includes a provision to cancel the outstanding balances of Community Disaster Loans (CDLs) issued by FEMA to the Virgin Islands. This will save the Virgin Islands more than $300 million in much needed...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $8 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 14, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $8 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding an $8 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for Lutheran Social ...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF HOLLAND A. REDFIELD

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 12, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF HOLLAND A. REDFIELD WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement expressing her condolences to the family and friends of Holland A. Redfield: “I am beyond saddened to hear of the passing ...