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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 »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INITIATED INTO DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INCORPORATED

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INITIATED INTO DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INCORPORATED Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, who represents the U.S. Virgin Islands in Congress where she sits on the powerful Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and is a very vocal voice on the Oversight and Reform Committee is pleased to announce that she has been initiated into Delta Sigma Th... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRANT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRANT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett announced the University of the Virgin Islands has been awarded a $33,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The Congresswoman made the following remarks: “Coral reef ecosystems of the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.6 MILLION GRANT FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1.6 MILLION GRANT FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded over $1.6 million for Head Start Programs to Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands. The Congresswoman made the following remarks: “Studies have shown t... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $5 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE CHARLES A. “TAPPY” SEALES (GROVE PLACE) FIRE STATION RETROFIT PROJECT

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $5 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE CHARLES A. “TAPPY” SEALES (GROVE PLACE) FIRE STATION RETROFIT PROJECT Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), a Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement regarding a $5 million grant from FEMA to go towards Charles A. “Tappy” Se... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $29 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY/ST. THOMAS FOR EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE MEASURES

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $29 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY/ST. THOMAS FOR EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE MEASURES Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), a Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement regarding a $29 million grant from FEMA to go to Virgin I... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $56 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HOUSING AUTHORITY

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES GRANT WORTH OVER $56 MILLION FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HOUSING AUTHORITY Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), a Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement regarding a $56 million grant from FEMA to go towards Emergency Protective Measures for the Virgin Islands: “Today, I am pleas... Read more »