USVI Representative On Hurricane Devastation: ‘don’t Forget Us’
USVI Representative on hurricane devastation: ‘don’t forget us’
By Kellie Meyer |
Posted: Mon 3:41 PM, Sep 25, 2017
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) –“Right now, things are very, very difficult on the island,” Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI-At-Large) said.
Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett may be in Washington but the people of the islands she represents aren’t far from her mind.
“We’ve been tried in recent days with two consecutive Category 5 hurricanes that have directly hit our islands,” she added.
Plaskett shared with the members of the Congressional Black Caucus what the US Virgin Islands is going through and asked that people don’t forget.
“I’m also concerned not just with the immediate recovery in terms …