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Plaskett, Fellow Reps, Call for End to Discrimination Against Territories

Stacey Plaskett planned to meet with White House officials on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the Justice Department’s continued defense of statutes that deny U.S. citizens of overseas territories equal access to federal programs.

Profile of U.S. Territories Boosted Under Biden Administration

The White House has named Gretchen Sierra Zorita, from the territorial rights advocacy group Equally American, as the administration's point person for U.S. territories. Zorita will be deputy director for Puerto Rico and the territories.

‘How Dare You’ – Plaskett Rebukes GOPer For Racist Dogwhistle

V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett was in the news on multiple networks and newspapers Wednesday and Thursday for sharply rebuking Wisconsin Republican Glenn Grothman for saying Black Lives Matter "doesn't like the old-fashioned family." 

Delegate Plaskett Makes Case For Impeaching Trump

Delegate Stacey Plaskett presented part of the impeachment case against former President Donald Trump on Wednesday, arguing he deliberately incited violence for the purpose of altering the 2020 election outcome.

Plaskett Joins in Delivering Impeachment Article to Senate

As Virgin Islanders tuned in to the State of the Territory address Monday night, V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett was on a more somber mission, taking part in the delivery of an article of impeachment from the House to the U.S. Senate.
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Plaskett: V.I. Bureau of Internal Revenue Has Received COVID Relief Money

The V.I. Bureau of Internal Revenue has received advanced federal funding from the U.S. Treasury to begin processing the second round of COVID-19 relief checks to Virgin Islanders.

Reflections of an Evolving Elder: What We Call Democracy is in Danger

Rarely are we are offered a close-up of what goes on in the Capitol building. On Wednesday, in one of the longest days of my life, we saw something no American my age could have envisioned before President Donald Trump.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett discusses Trump's State of the Union speech, which she considered 'a call to action.' (Source photo by April Knight)

Plaskett Hopes to Advance Territorial Rights in Fourth Term

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett was hopeful Tuesday night that a sea change in Washington will bring a much-needed boost for legislation supporting the Virgin Islands and its fellow U.S. territories.

Election 2020: Referendum is a Possible Road to USVI Constitution

Voters in the general election in November may have the chance to weigh in on developing a constitution for the Virgin Islands through a question on the ballot.
Commissioner of the Department of Labor Gary Molloy testifies before an October hearing. (File photo)

Territory to Receive More Pandemic Unemployment Relief, Eventually

The Labor Department met the Sept. 10 deadline to apply for the Lost Wages Assistance Program, a stopgap measure while Congress hammers out a second pandemic relief package – but the money won’t flow anytime soon.





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