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NRCS Webinar to Share Knowledge of EWP, Protection Program Implementation in Caribbean

Webinar participants will gain basic knowledge about the EWP program policy and implementation, and they will learn about the impacts of Irma and María on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
WAPA CEO Lawrence Kupfer urges the Senate Finance Committee to approve raising the Authority's debt ceiling.

WAPA Urges Customers to Make Timely Payments to Avoid Disconnections

“WAPA’s disconnection procedures for non-payment has resumed and customers are urged to either make payment on their account or visit a customer service office to resolve any outstanding issues regarding their bill,” said CEO Lawrence J. Kupfer.

BIR Updates Public on Availability of 2018 Tax Year Filing Forms

Certain income tax return forms for Tax Year 2018 have not yet been received as a result of the partial federal government shutdown.

Delegate to Congress Plaskett to Host Town Halls

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett will host a Town Hall regarding opportunities for the Virgin Islands and how people can become involved.

Department of Human Services to Issue SNAP Early

The Food and Nutrition Service has provided notice to states and territories that SNAP’s February allocation will be in January. As a result, the DHS will be issuing February’s allotments sometime in January.

NY Power Authority to Help Modernize WAPA’s Electric Grid

The ongoing recovery effort by WAPA to restore, improve and modernize the islands’ electric grid will receive a significant boost in the form of technical assistance from New York State.
Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport Thursday to get the first fights out. (V.I. Port Authority photo)

ALERT: VIPA Asks Travelers to Arrive Earlier at King Airport

Entrance to the terminal may be delayed during the high-traffic hours of 1:30 p.m. through 3:30 p.m. due to a malfunctioning ticket spitter.
Internal Revenue Director Marvin Pickering defends his agency's budget at Monday's Finance Committee hearing.

Form W-2VI Now Available at All Bureau of Internal Revenue Offices

The request form to be used, Form W-2VI, is available on the BIR’s website.
Albert Bryan

Governor Bryan Names Senior Staff, Sets Date to Announce Cabinet

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced the individuals who will serve as his senior Government House staff; he has set Tuesday, Jan. 15, as the date to announce some of his cabinet members.
Elizabeth Armstrong at an April WAPA board meeting.

WAPA Board Approves Sale of Excess Equipment to Aid Typhoon Stricken Mariana Islands

The governing board’s approval will facilitate the sale of 675 excess transformers at an estimated cost of $1.3 million dollars plus administrative fees.

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