Editorial: Disenfranchisement On Display — U.S. Virgin Islands

Ads Submitted February 9, 2021: by Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett. Plaskett represents the at-large congressional district in the U.S. Virgin Islands and is an impeachment manager in the second impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump. A version of this editorial was first published by The Hill. This past week, we have inaugurated the 46th President and the 49th Vice President … Read more

USVI issues $9.5 million in stimulus payments, creates hotline to address a spike in calls

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 The Bureau of Internal Revenue announced a new hotline that would allow eligible residents in the U.S. Virgin Islands to request updates about the next round of stimulus checks. The agency said its director, Joel A. Lee, moved to have the hotline created after an influx of calls flooded tax-related phone … Read more

Biden DOJ to ask Trump-appointed US attorneys to resign: CNN

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 According to a Justice Department official, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday is expected to ask most federal prosecutors appointed by the Trump administration to submit their resignations. The shake-up is a routine when a new president takes office. The new administration will allow top prosecutors in Delaware and Connecticut … Read more

Schumer & McConnell agree to power-sharing resolution for a 50-50 Senate

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 After weeks of negotiations over power-sharing rules, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that he had reached a deal with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The agreement will set the rules for a new Democratic majority.  The so-called organizing resolution will govern how the Senate will conduct business with a 50-50 … Read more

Watch: Plaskett Discusses Covid-19 Relief & Senate Impeachment Trial

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 Moments after delivering a single article of impeachment alongside fellow impeachment managers, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett sat with State of the Territory News to discuss the latest developments in Washington, D.C. Around the same time, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. delivered his third State of the Territory Address, nearly a year since the … Read more

BET Names Rep. Stacey Plaskett as 2020 Election All-Star

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, the Democrat representing the U.S. Virgin Islands joined BET’s list of 2020 Election All-Stars. Plaskett is an American politician, attorney, and a former prosecutor. She is currently the 5th Delegate to serve in the United States House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands’ at-large congressional district.  … Read more

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