USVI Rep. Calling Out Congress For Their Share Of Blame For Extent Of Hurricane Damage
USVI Rep. calling out Congress for their share of blame for extent of hurricane damage
Posted: Thu 4:51 PM, Nov 02, 2017
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) — “Today’s the day the United States Congress, the White House and everyday citizens must make a sustained commitment to the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico,” Representative Stacey Plaskett from the US Virgin Islands said Thursday.
Plaskett (D-USVI At Large) is standing up for the Virgin Islands on the steps of Capitol Hill. She said efforts to help her territory and Puerto Rico are just not enough.
“This would be unacceptable anywhere else,” Plaskett added.
She testified in a committee hearing on the takeaways from the hurricane season.
“The people of …