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Plaskett Slams Congressmen Who Issued Fallacy-Laden Letter Calling For WAPA Investigation, Calls Letter…

Ernice Gilbert | November 04, 2022

A letter from four Republican Congressmen that calls for an investigation into the V.I. Water and Power Authority's acquisition of four Wartsila generators has elicited a swift rebuke from Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, who points out glaring errors in the letter and accuses the congressmen of having zero interest in the territory. She also said the letter appears to be motivated "by the urging of special interest groups to assist those groups’ pecuniary interests at the expense of the federal reputation of the people of the Virgin Islands."  The letter, seen here, was jointly written by Congressmen Byron Donalds, Michael Cloud, Glenn Grothman and Bob Gibbs, all serving in the U.S. House of Representatives. These congressmen said in the letter addressed to the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, that HUD Inspector General Rae Oliver…

In 5 Years, VIHFA Has Only Constructed 16 Homes Damaged…

Elesha George | October 06, 2022

Senators on the Committee on Disaster Recovery and Infrastructure have again registered their disappointment…

President Biden Traveling to Puerto Rico and Florida…

Ernice Gilbert | October 02, 2022

President Joe Biden will travel to Puerto Rico Monday to assess damage the island suffered as a result…

With Puerto Rico Running Low on Diesel, Biden Waives…

Ernice Gilbert | September 29, 2022

In a move aimed at bolstering Puerto Rico's dwindling diesel supply which has caused gas stations and…

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