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Delegate Clarifies Congress’ Action on Territories’ Tax Credit Reimbursements

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (USVI) released the following statement regarding Congress’ action on territories’ tax credit reimbursements and other tax measures.

DLCA Town Hall to Address Community Concerns About Alcohol Licenses

Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) has received many calls and visits from individuals in the community both for and against new and existing businesses selling alcohol and/or operating a nightclub or a cabaret.
Government House image the Limetree Bay.

VIDOL Reviews Plant Closing Standards of Limetree Bay, Subcontractors

The Virgin Islands Department of Labor initiates compliance reviews of Limetree Bay Terminals LLC., Limetree Bay Refining LLC, and seven of the major subcontracting companies that support Limetree Bay Terminals and Refining.

Board of Nurse Licensure Reminds Nurses of Renewals and CNA Examinations

Board reminds advanced practical nurses (APRNs) and registered nurses (RNs) that application packets for renewal period 2020-2021 should be submitted no later than Dec. 15.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett speaks Tuesday at a news conference.

Delegate Plaskett Announces $10 Million Grant for JFL

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement about an important $10 million grant for Gov. Juan F. Louis Hospital from the FEMA to go towards the rebuilding of the U.S.V.I. associated with Hurricane Maria.

Governor Expanding Development Opportunities for Small Businesses

The governor’s executive order expands the enterprise zones in the Savan-Downstreet neighborhood and in the Garden Street-Upstreet neighborhood.

WAPA Board Acts to Bolster Electric System, Approves Health Insurance

The Governing Board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority approved several items aimed at enhancing generation stability at the two power plants and ensuring that permanent work on the electric grid continues.
Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport Thursday to get the first fights out. (V.I. Port Authority photo)

Transportation Awards $2 Million Grant to Cyril E. King Airport

Today, the secretary said that Cyril E. King Airport will receive $2 million of Airport Improvement Program grants to rehabilitate the terminal building.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. discusses his administration's priorities toward reducing property and homelessness during a meeting with members of the Virgin Islands Interagency Council on Homelessness Tuesday in Government House on St. Croix. (Government House photo)

Gov. Reestablishes V.I. Interagency Council on Homelessness

In deference to National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, which is being observed Nov. 16-24, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Tuesday hosted a meeting to reestablish the Virgin Islands Interagency Council on Homelessness.

USDA Invests $1.3 Million to Expand Rural Education, Health Care in V.I.

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a multi-million-dollar investment by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in distance learning and telemedicine projects for rural communities across the United States, including the U.S.V.I.

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