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Plaskett Introduces Several Measures Aimed at Improving Economic Conditions in USVI

Staff Consortium | March 01, 2021

USVI Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, last week introduced several pieces of legislation aimed at improving the economy in the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to her office.  "These bills, along with several others to come, will—aside from improving economic development—address transportation and infrastructure, as well as greater access to education and healthcare for Virgin Islands residents," Ms. Plaskett said. The measures include:  Territories College Access Act - This bill would establish a college access program for students in the U.S. territories, including the Virgin Islands. The Governor of the Virgin Islands would be awarded grants by the Secretary of Education to pay for the difference between the tuition for in-state students and out-of-state students at participating mainland…

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