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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S UNLAWFUL EMERGENCY DECLARATION THAT VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION AND MAKES AMERICA LESS SAFE

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S UNLAWFUL EMERGENCY DECLARATION THAT VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION AND MAKES AMERICA LESS SAFE Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (USVI) statement on President Trump declaring a national emergency: “The President’s decision to declare a national emergency to divert funds to build a border wall is disgraceful and un-American. O... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF FEMA DIRECTOR BROCK LONG

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF FEMA DIRECTOR BROCK LONG Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett released the following statement after the resignation of FEMA Administrator Brock Log: “I would like to thank Administrator Brock Long of FEMA for his service to this nation and to the Virgin Islands. I hope to work closely with the current acting Administra... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR THE ST. THOMAS EAST END MEDICAL CENTER

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR THE ST. THOMAS EAST END MEDICAL CENTER Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $1,184,580 grant from Health and Human Services (HHS) ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT NAMED NEW DEMOCRAT COALITION INFRASTRUCTURE TASK FORCE CO-CHAIR

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT NAMED NEW DEMOCRAT COALITION INFRASTRUCTURE TASK FORCE CO-CHAIR Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett was named Co-Chair of the New Democrat Coalition Infrastructure Task Force. The Congresswoman released the following statement: “I’m excited to lead the New Democrat Coalition Infrastructure Task Force because this Task Force will continue to identify ... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING THE STATE OF THE TERRITORY ADDRESS FROM GOVERNOR BRYAN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 28, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT REGARDING THE STATE OF THE TERRITORY ADDRESS FROM GOVERNOR BRYAN St. Thomas, VI – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement after attending Governor Albert Bryan’s State of the Territory address: “This is a historic and defining moment b... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S DECISION TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S DECISION TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT St. Croix, VI – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is finally ending the government shutdown and temporarily reopening the federal government: “After the longest shut down in history, I am pleased that the governm... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPOINTED CHAIRWOMAN OF THE BIOTECHNOLOGY, HORTICULTURE, AND RESEARCH SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT APPOINTED CHAIRWOMAN OF THE BIOTECHNOLOGY, HORTICULTURE, AND RESEARCH SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), has been appointed to serve as the Chairwoman of the Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture. The Congresswoman released the followin... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT REAPPOINTED TO HOUSE OVERSIGHT AND REFORM COMMITTEE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry January 23, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT REAPPOINTED TO HOUSE OVERSIGHT AND REFORM COMMITTEE Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (USVI), a Senior Whip for the House Democratic Caucus, has been appointed to serve on the House Oversight and Reform. This comes as a special third assignment to the Cong... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RECOGNIZES THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT RECOGNIZES THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.: “Martin Luther King Day is a day where we celebrate the life, legacy and achievements of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A Civil Rights leader and champion o... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT TO PRESIDE OVER U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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Media Advisory CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT TO PRESIDE OVER U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett will preside over the U.S. House of Representatives today, January 16th. As Speaker pro tempore, Congresswoman Plaskett will manage debate on the House Floor. Congresswoman Plaskett was sworn in to her 3rd term as the U.S. Representative for the Virgin Is... Read more »