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PLASKETT INTRODUCES CARIBBEAN TRADE RESOLUTION WITH REP. WENSTRUP IN U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 12, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT INTRODUCES CARIBBEAN TRADE RESOLUTION WITH REP. WENSTRUP IN U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding her and Republican Congressman, Representative Brad Wenstrup’s Caribbean Trade...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT CLARIFIES RECENT LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON VISA WAIVER BILL

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 9, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT CLARIFIES RECENT LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON VISA WAIVER BILL Washington, DC—Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement of clarification regarding her Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act’s (H.R. 5460) approval by the House Judiciary Committee: “The Virgin Islands Visa Waiver...

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES LEGISLATION WITH NEW RELIEF FUNDING FOR RESTAURANTS AND SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 8, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES LEGISLATION WITH NEW RELIEF FUNDING FOR RESTAURANTS AND SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC - Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the Relief for Restaurants and other Hard Hit ...

PLASKETT’S VISA WAIVER ACT APPROVED BY HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 7, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT’S VISA WAIVER ACT APPROVED BY HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE Washington, DC—Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement after her Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act (H.R. 5460) was approved by the House Judiciary Committee in a bipartisan vote of 24-14: “I and my team have worked steadfastly with ...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF EUGENE “DOC” PETERSEN

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland April 3, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT OFFERS HER CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF EUGENE “DOC” PETERSEN WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement sharing her deep condolences with the family, friends and loved ones of Eugene “Doc” Petersen:...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN'S FY2023 BUDGET

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee D. Scotland March 31, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN'S FY2023 BUDGET Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means and Budget Committees, released the following statement on President Biden’s Budget for Building a Better America: “President Biden’s Budget reflect...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPOINTED TO CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee D. Scotland March 24, 2022 340-201-6453 Press Statement CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPOINTED TO CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding her appointment to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF)...

BUSINESS EXPO ON ST. CROIX AND ST. THOMAS HOSTED BY CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 21, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT BUSINESS EXPO ON ST. CROIX AND ST. THOMAS HOSTED BY CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a Member of the Ways and Means Committee, made the following statement on the business expo sessions held by her office on St. Thomas and St. Croix this past weekend: “I would like ...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT TO HOST MULTIPLE COMMUNITY EVENTS IN MARCH

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 15, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT TO HOST MULTIPLE COMMUNITY EVENTS IN MARCH Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding numerous community events being hosted by her office this month: “In the month of March, I and my team will hos...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR $1.3 MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE BUREAU OF CORRECTIONS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Tionee Scotland March 15, 2022 340-201-6453 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR $1.3 MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE BUREAU OF CORRECTIONS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Plaskett, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Managemen...