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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER REQUESTING MEETING REGARDING FUNDING AND RECENT ACTIVITIES OF HIGH INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREAS (HIDTA) PROGRAM AND THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (DEA)

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER REQUESTING MEETING REGARDING FUNDING AND RECENT ACTIVITIES OF HIGH INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREAS (HIDTA) PROGRAM AND THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (DEA) Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a letter she has sent to the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program a... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES SEVERAL FEDERAL GRANTS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM THE OFFICE OF INSULAR AFFAIRS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES SEVERAL FEDERAL GRANTS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM THE OFFICE OF INSULAR AFFAIRS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding several grants announced today from the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) Technical Assistance Program (TAP): “Today the Office of Insular Affai... Read more »

HOUSE PASSES $19.1 BILLION BICAMERAL, BIPARTISAN DISASTER RELIEF PACKAGE

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PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE PASSES $19.1 BILLION BICAMERAL, BIPARTISAN DISASTER RELIEF PACKAGE Legislation now cleared for President’s signature Washington, DC — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plasektt released the following statement on the passing of legislation to provide relief and recovery assistance for Americans affected by hurricanes and other recent natural disasters: "I am pleased that we have final... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2,200,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $2,200,000 GRANT FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $2,200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Virgin Islands Department of Health: “Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services granted the U.S. Virg... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT’S STATEMENT REGARDING THE APPOINTMENT OF JUDGE ROBERT MOLLOY TO THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT’S STATEMENT REGARDING THE APPOINTMENT OF JUDGE ROBERT MOLLOY TO THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the nomination of Judge Robert Molloy by President Donald J. Trump to the United States District Court of the Virgin Islands: “When the White ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT MEMORIAL DAY STATEMENT

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Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT MEMORIAL DAY STATEMENT Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding Memorial Day: “On behalf of my staff, my family, and myself, I’d like to pay tribute to the brave men and women of the Virgin Islands and across the nation who have died in service to our country. I’d also like to recognize and express... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT PROUDLY SUPPORTS NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MUSEUM COIN BILL DURING NATIONAL POLICE WEEK

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT PROUDLY SUPPORTS NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MUSEUM COIN BILL DURING NATIONAL POLICE WEEK Museum Commemorative Coin would honor the National Law Enforcement Museum and its role in telling the story of American law enforcement Washington, DC— As the nation honors the country’s men and women law enforcement officers during this National Police Week, Congresswoman Stacey Pl... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $7 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE ST. JOHN RESIDENTIAL WIND RETROFIT

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $7 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE ST. JOHN RESIDENTIAL WIND RETROFIT Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), a Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement regarding a $7 million grant from FEMA to go towards the St. John Residential Wind Retrofit: “Today, I am pleased to announce... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT JOINS 7TH ANNUAL NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE WEEK

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT JOINS 7TH ANNUAL NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE WEEK Infrastructure Week – May 13-20, 2019 – is a week-long series of events raising awareness for our country’s infrastructure needs. Let’s #BuildForTomorrow. Starting now. Washington, DC – Today is the first day of Infrastructure Week, which will take place from May 13-20, 2019. Across the country, hundreds o... Read more »

HOUSE PASSES BILL TO STAY IN PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT WITH AN IMPORTANT AMENDMENT FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT REGARDING THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE TERRITORIES

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HOUSE PASSES BILL TO STAY IN PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT WITH AN IMPORTANT AMENDMENT FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT REGARDING THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE TERRITORIES Washington, DC - The U.S. House recently voted 231 to 190 for the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9), a bill that would prevent the Trump Administration from withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. Congresswoman Stacey Plas... Read more »