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This Week’s Senate Calendar April 22-26

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
Sen. Tregenza Roach addresses Friday's Senate session. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, V.I. Legislature)

Roach Announces Extension of Deadline to File Real Legacy Insurance Claims

When appointed ancillary receiver on Jan. 18, Roach petitioned for an extension of the original deadline date in order to protect policyholders in the territory and to allow them adequate time to file claims.

Bryan Honors V.I. Linemen on National Lineman Appreciation Day

He honors all Virgin Islanders who are WAPA line personnel and linemen who remained in the territory following the 2017 hurricanes for their exemplary service.

Bryan, Boschulte Want USVI in Top Caribbean Tourism Spot

The U.S. Virgin Islands is determined to position itself as the number one tourism destination in the Caribbean by employing robust public/ private partnerships.

Bryan Working with HUD Secretary Carson on Increasing Funds for Electric Grid, Other Topics

Bryan highlighted several key areas where HUD could make improvements to the hurricane recovery efforts and requested that Secretary Carson consider making changes to the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program
Kimberley Causey Gomez

Bryan Nominates Causey-Gomez for Human Services Commissioner

Kimberley Causey-Gomez is a licensed, certified social worker and human services professional, and she brings more than 25 years of volunteer and professional experience to the department.

National Marine Fisheries Extends Comment Period for Importation of Captive Dolphin

NMFS is responding to the public’s request for an extension of the public comment period and public hearing on an application submitted by the Chicago Zoological Society for the importation of three bottlenose dolphins from Coral World for public display.

viNGN Joins GVI to Provide Free Wi-Fi at Cramer’s Park April 17-May 1

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network Inc. has partnered with the V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation to offer a complimentary hot spot at Cramer’s Park for campers to utilize for the Easter holiday season.

Inmate Work Program to Assist in Cleanup, Beautification Projects

The inmate work program will begin on Monday, April 15, with the first cleanup initiative starting in Christiansted Town.

WAPA Board Authorizes Agreement for Operation of New Generating Units at Harley Plant

WAPA authorized its entering into a shared operations and maintenance agreement with Wartsila Caribbean for the operation of three new generating units at the Randolph Harley Power Plant.

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