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VIHFA Seeks Input from Non-Profit Organizations to Identify Unmet Needs

The Housing Finance Authority understands that non-profit organizations provide critical services for vulnerable populations; it is dedicated to making funds available to assist in serving the needs of those organizations impacted by the storms.

EPA Proposes to Approve USVI Solid Waste Program; Public Hearings Set for July 23,...

EPA will hold three public hearings -- one on each island -- to explain the proposed approval and to take written comments through Aug. 2.

Lawmakers Meet With Officials From Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Olympic Town Host Program

The purpose of the meeting with visiting Japanese and V.I. Olympic officials was to consider the participation of the USVI in next year’s Tokyo Olympics, the Paralympic Games and the Olympic Town Host Program.

Survey Focuses on USVI Self-Determination, Constitution

The University of the Virgin Islands is conducting an educational survey seeking to understand public views on self-determination and related issues and wants input from people who have lived in the territory for at least three years.

This Week’s Senate Calendar July 15-19

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

Department of Labor Issues Notice to Review Unemployment Case Files

Commissioner of Labor Gary Molloy has issued a notice to the public regarding the review of individual case files for claimants who may have received an overpayment of Unemployment Insurance Benefits.

EPA Regional Administrator Meets With Governor

EPA Administrator Lopez met with V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner JP Oriol and representatives from the V.I. Department of Health, the V.I. Waste Management Authority as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

V.I. Federal Prosecutor Honored for Role in Terminix Case

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Chisholm was awarded the Gold Medal for Exceptional Service Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan and International Trade Building in Washington DC. for her role in the Department of Justice's Terminix Enforcement Criminal Team.
Lt. Gov.-elect Tregenza Roach. (File photo by Barry Leerman for the V.I. Legislature)

Roach Informs Oriental Bank of Regulatory Process for Banking Institutions

In his letter sent on July 2, Roach conveyed relevant information and statutory requirements regarding the Virgin Islands Banking Board’s regulatory process for banking institutions.
Workmen raise another composite pole on St. John. The new poles are replacing wooden poles that essentially haven't changed significantly in more than 100 years.

WAPA Reports Steady Progress Installing Resilient Composite Utility Poles

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority is producing electrical systems that can better withstand the effects of windstorms and hurricanes. The work will continue through the hurricane season.

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