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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $99 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING FOR THE TURPENTINE RUN FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT AND THE SAVAN GUT PHASE II FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT FROM BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $99 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING FOR THE TURPENTINE RUN FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT AND THE SAVAN GUT PHASE II FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT FROM BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW Part of $14 Billion Investment Nationwide That Will Help Ease Supply Chain Bottlenecks Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, announced $99 ...

PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $209,285,548 GRANT FOR THE REBUILDING OF ARTHUR RICHARDS SCHOOL

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PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $209,285,548 GRANT FOR THE REBUILDING OF ARTHUR RICHARDS SCHOOL Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing a $209,285,548.20 grant from U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the V.I. Department of Education for the Arthur A. Richards Junior High School and Grounds: “I am happy to an...

PLASKETT STATEMENT ON USDA ORDER ALLOWING INTERSTATE MOVEMENT OF SWINE PRODUCTS FROM THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT STATEMENT ON USDA ORDER ALLOWING INTERSTATE MOVEMENT OF SWINE PRODUCTS FROM THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) revised Federal Order regardin...

PLASKETT STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE BUILD BACK BETTER ACT

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PASSING OF THE BUILD BACK BETTER ACT Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the passing of the Build Back Better Act: “Today the House passed the Build Back Better Act. This transformational legislation meets the needs of ALL American families including those...

PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND JOBS ACT PROVISIONS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND JOBS ACT PROVISIONS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement on the provisions included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for the Virgin Islands which passed the House today: “The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is the largest long-term ...

PLASKETT STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF THE BUILD BACK BETTER FRAMEWORK

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF THE BUILD BACK BETTER FRAMEWORK Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the Build Back Better framework: “Yesterday, President Biden addressed our Democratic Caucus regarding the framework to Build Back Better Act. I am pleased to announce that this...

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...