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St. John Passport Office Closed on Thursday, Sept. 25

The public is advised that the St. John Passport Office will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 25.

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Moves Forward

Possession of small amounts of marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be a civil infraction subject to a $100 or $200 fine, instead of potential jail time and permanent criminal record, if a bill approved in committee Thursday is enacted into law.

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2014-09-18 22:31:06
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rhodni Skelton

Born on St. Thomas, raised primarily on St. Croix, and spending most of his summers in Tortola, Rhodni Skelton has had a rare opportunity to be educated in multiple cultural environments.

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2014-09-18 21:33:59
Wilson Says Corrections Continues to Work on Golden Grove Deficiencies

V.I. Bureau of Corrections Director Julius C. Wilson on Wednesday acknowledged problems at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility and said some improvements have been made.

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2014-09-17 23:34:12
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Directory: Phone Numbers, Officers and Committees of the 27th Legislature

Virgin Islands Legislative Branch
Web site: www.senate.gov.vi
Legislature telephones:
St. Croix -- 773-2424
St. John -- 776-6285

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St. Thomas -- 774-0880
All Senators may be contacted on St. Thomas through 774-0880.
Temporary Telephone Directory Guide
Sen. Liston Davis 693-3533
Sen. Carlton Dowe 693-3706
Sen. Louis Hill 693-3616
Sen. Shawn-Michael Malone 693-3529
Sen. Basil Ottley Jr. 693-3513
Sen. Celestion White Sr. 693-3567
Sen. Alvin Williams 693-3517
Sen. Juan Figueroa-Serville 693-3575
Sen. Neville James 693-3573
Sen. Norman Jn Baptiste 693-3600
Sen. Terrence Nelson 693-3655
Sen. Usie Richards 693-3507
Sen. Ronald Russell 693-3515
Sen. James Webber III 693-3588
Sen. Carmen M. Wesselhoft 693-3546
FAX Numbers for St Thomas Senators
Sen. Liston Davis 693-3640
Sen. Carlton Dowe 693-3660
Sen. Louis Hill 693-3636
Sen. Shawn-Michael Malone 693-3660
Sen. Basil Ottley Jr. 693-3631
Sen. Celestion White Sr. 693-3636
Sen. Alvin Williams 693-3634
FAX Numbers for St Croix Senators
Sen. Juan Figueroa-Serville 693-3637
Sen. Neville James 693-3645
Sen. Norman Jn Baptiste 693-3632
Sen. Terrence Nelson 693-3654
Sen. Usie Richards 693-3647
Sen. Ronald Russell 693-3633
Sen. James Webber III 693-3641
FAX Number for Senator-at-Large
Sen. Carmen Wesselhoft 693-3639
Central Staff Directory
Office of Executive Director 693-3646
Asst. Executive Director 693-3740
Business & Financial Mgmt. 693-3644
Human Resources 693-3648
Journal Division 693-3659
Legal Counsel 693-3659
Archives 693-3659
Legislative Reporters 693-3666
MIS 693-3661
Post Audit 693-3676
Public Affairs 693-3674; 693-3648
St. John Legislature 776-6383
Officers of the 27th Legislature
President -- Usie Raymond Richards
Vice President -- Shawn-Michael Malone
Legislative Secretary -- James Weber III
Majority Leader -- Celestino White Sr.
Secretary for Intergovernmental and Territorial Affairs – Terrence Nelson
Liaison to the White House -- Carlton Dowe
Liaison to the U.S. Congress – Alvin Williams
Liaison to the Department of the Interior Office of Insular Affairs -- Carmen Wesselhoft
Planning and Environmental Protection Committee
Alvin Williams, chair
Norman Jn Baptiste, vice chair
Juan Figueroa-Serville
Celestino White Sr.
Usie Raymond Richards
James Weber III
Carmen Wesselhoft

Economic Development and Agriculture Committee
James Weber III, chair
Terrence Nelson, vice chair
Louis P. Hill
Ronald E. Russell
Norman Jn Baptiste
Basil Ottley Jr.
Usie Richards

Education and Cultural Affairs Committee
Liston Davis, chair
Shawn-Michael Malone, vice chair
Carlton Dowe
Norman Jn Baptiste
Louis P. Hill
Neville A. James
Terrence Nelson

Finance Committee
Terrence Nelson, chair
Liston Davis, vice chair
Carlton Dowe
Juan Figueroa-Serville
Neville James
Ronald E. Russell
James Weber III

Government Operation and Consumer Protection Committee
Shawn-Michael Malone, chair
Alvin Williams, vice chair
Liston Davis
Juan Figueroa-Serville
Carlton Dowe
Terrence Nelson
Basil Ottley Jr.

Housing and Sports Committee
Celestino White Sr., chair
Carmen Wesselhoft, vice chair
Louis P. Hill
Neville James
Shawn-Michael Malone
Usie Raymond Richards
Alvin Williams

Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice Committee
Carmen Wesselhoft, chair
Carlton Dowe, vice chair
Liston A. Davis
Norman Jn Baptiste
Ronald E. Russell
Celestino A. White Sr.
Alvin Williams

Rules and Judiciary Committee
Carlton Dowe, chair
James Weber III, vice chair
Shawn-Michael Malone
Usie Raymond Richards
Carmen Wesselhoft
Celestino A. White Sr.
Alvin Williams

Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services
Norman Jn Baptiste, chair
Usie Richards, Vice chair
Neville James
Shawn-Michael Malone
Basil Ottley Jr.
James Weber III
Carmen M. Wesselhoft
Committee on Labor
Juan Figueroa-Serville, chair
Celestino White Sr., Vice chair
Liston Davis
Louis P. Hill
Terrence Nelson
Basil Ottley
Ronald E. Russell

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