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Public Invited to Transfer Day Commemoration at Capitol

Transfer Day is recognized each year on March 31 and marks the day in 1917 that the sale of the Danish West Indies to the United States was formalized.

Labor Announces Unemployment Insurance DUA Extension

The federal government has passed an act to extend the duration of Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for an additional 26 weeks for eligible individuals unemployed as a direct result of the major disasters that were declared due to hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Albert Bryan

Governor to Grant Administrative Leave for Non-essential GVI Personnel on April 1

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. will sign a proclamation granting administrative leave to non-essential government personnel on Monday, April 1, in observance of the 102nd anniversary of Transfer Day.

ALERT: BMV Experiencing Delays Due to Connectivity

The BMV territory-wide is experiencing technical difficulties that are causing extended delays in processing transactions.

This Week’s Senate Calendar March 25-29

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Governor Names Col. Daryl Jaschen Director of VITEMA

Col. Jaschen, who is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and the U.S. Army War College, is a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army and served as VING army chief of staff.
Polling Judge Donna Phillip, right, looks on as voters file into the UVI polling site.

Polling Places Specified for Upcoming Special Election

The Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes has announced the 2019 polling places for the Reapportionment Initiative scheduled for March 30.

USVIEDA’s Governing Board Decision Meeting Set for March 28

All interested persons have been notified in accordance with Virgin Islands law.
A queen triggerfish in Rendezvous Bay. (Photo by Caroline Rogers)

Fishery Managers Consider Better Ways to Oversee Caribbean; Public Hearings to Ask for Input

The Caribbean Fishery Management Council has scheduled public hearings for April 3 and April 4 on a major plan to change fishery management in the U.S. Caribbean. The proposal will affect everyone who eats seafood and/or makes a living in this industry.

Deadline for Early Voting Is Friday, March 22

With just two more days of early voting left, Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes is urging the public to take advantage of the final days. Early Voting for the 2019 Special Election will end March 22. The Special Election is slated for March 30.

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