Plaskett Gives Update On Hurricane Aid

Plaskett Gives Update on Hurricane Aid

Stacey Plaskett with National Guardsman in the Virgin Islands

My Fellow Virgin Islanders:
I recently wrote to FEMA and made the request to President Trump for extraordinary support. I am happy to announce that the President agrees and has determined that the federal government will increase their share of the costs for certain areas of recovery.

Today, President Donald Trump approved an amendment to the major disaster declaration for the Virgin Islands. This amendment increases reimbursement to the local government of the Virgin Islands for aid in response and recovery from Hurricane Irma.
The President, in agreeing, is now authorizing …

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