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CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS PRAYERS AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE OF LOUISIANA IN WAKE OF DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IDA

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry August 30, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS PRAYERS AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE OF LOUISIANA IN WAKE OF DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IDA Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding the damage left in New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana by Hurricane and Tropical Storm Ida: “My heart an...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND GOVERNOR BRYAN MEET WITH LEADERSHIP IN CONGRESS TO DISCUSS INITIATIVES CRITICAL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT AND GOVERNOR BRYAN MEET WITH LEADERSHIP IN CONGRESS TO DISCUSS INITIATIVES CRITICAL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS “I returned back to our Nation’s Capital to join my colleagues to support legislation for transformative benefits for working families, advance President Biden’s Historic Agenda and for meetings important to the Virgin Islands with House Leadership with G...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LETTER TO DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECRETARY REQUESTING HELP FOR NATION OF HAITI

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT LEADS LETTER TO DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECRETARY REQUESTING HELP FOR NATION OF HAITI WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding her letter to U.S. Department of State Secretary Antony Blinken: “The nation of Haiti is in a time of absolute crisis. Throughout the past year, this country has faced a number...

PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to the President requesting a meeting with all the territorial Members of Congress: “Recently, I along with t...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FEMA GRANTS FOR TWO V.I. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 29, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FEMA GRANTS FOR TWO V.I. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement regarding millions of dollars in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency...

PLASKETT AND KELLY LEAD CBC LETTER TO HHS SECRETARY URGING A FOCUS ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE TREATMENT

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND KELLY LEAD CBC LETTER TO HHS SECRETARY URGING A FOCUS ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE TREATMENT WASHINGTON, DC-- Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a letter she led to Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra regarding Sickle cell disease: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is among th...

STATEMENT FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT REGARDING CANEEL BAY

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PRESS STATEMENT STATEMENT FROM CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT REGARDING CANEEL BAY WASHINGTON, DC-- Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee released the following statement regarding the Caneel Bay Resort on St. John: “I am pleased to announce the Department of the Interior has made the decision to move forward with an open-bidding process for the Caneel ...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $545,000GRANT FOR THE VILLAGE VIRGIN ISLANDS PARTNERS IN RECOVERY

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $545,000 GRANT FOR THE VILLAGE VIRGIN ISLANDS PARTNERS IN RECOVERY Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after announcing a $545,000.00 grant for the Village Virgin Islands Partners in Recovery: “Today, I am pleased to announce a grant for $545,000.00 from the ...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.7M GRANT FOR V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry July 1, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.7M GRANT FOR V.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement with regard to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarding the Virgin Islands Depar...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON LIMETREE REFINERY ANNOUNCEMENT TO SUSPEND PLANS TO RESTART REFINERY OPERATIONS

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON LIMETREE REFINERY ANNOUNCEMENT TO SUSPEND PLANS TO RESTART REFINERY OPERATIONS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Budget Committee and Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement regarding the announcement of Limetree Bay Refinery (LBR) to suspend plans to restart refinery ...