Tag: 117th United States Congress

Bryan Asks For $21 Million In Federal Funding Available Through Omnibus Bill

CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement regarding $21 million in Community Project Funding (CPF) requests he forwarded to Delegate Stacey Plaskett to submit to Congress for consideration under the $1.5 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022, which President Biden signed into law in March: “Congressional earmarks for federally funded local projects are back, […]

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett Shares More Details About Her VISA Waiver Act

WASHINGTON U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett released the following statement of clarification regarding her Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act’s (H.R. 5460) approval by the House Judiciary Committee: “The Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act was passed out of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, which is one step in the legislative process. The […]

Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar Mansplains Anime Beheading Video of AOC

PHOENIX — Arizona Representative Paul Gosar was facing criticism after he tweeted a video that included altered animation showing him striking Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword. In a tweet Monday night, Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., referred to Gosar as “a creepy member I work with” and said he “shared a fantasy video of him killing me.” […]

Bryan Thanks President Biden, Congress For Passage of U.S. Infrastructure Bill

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan thanked President Biden and the U.S. Congress for working together to pass the president’s $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, which will help the local government maintain its efforts to restore the territory to full economic recovery. “This is a landmark package of legislation that will bring the country, as well […]

Commissioner Saul Writes To Congress About the State of Social Security Services

Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, wrote to key members of Congress to raise awareness of the resources Social Security needs to recover from the ongoing pandemic and improve service.  “Since becoming Commissioner, I have focused our actions and our resources on efforts to improve the service we provide to the millions of people who turn […]