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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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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