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VIUCEDD Joins VIDOL, VIDHS to Employ People With Disabilities

The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) is partnering with the Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL) and the V.I. Department of Human Services’ (VIDHS) Vocational Rehabilitation Program to create employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

DOE Releases Statement on Commissioner McCollum’s Leave

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (DOE) informs the general public that Commissioner Sharon Ann McCollum is out on medical leave.

Supreme Court Won’t Consider Insular Birthright Citizenship Case

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition to review a lower court's decision denying birthright citizenship in U.S. territories. As a result, the lower court's decision stands as the law.

Directory for the Executive Branch

A Directory of Contact Information for Legislators, Legislative and Central Staff Developed by the Office of the Executive Director Legislature’s Website: www.legvi.org Innovative Cable TV: Ch. 17 STT & Ch. 5 STX Local Radio: WIUJ 102.9 & WVSE 91.9

This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

Senate Committee Approves Banking Board Nominee

The Rules and Judiciary Committee voted Friday to send on to the full Senate floor for a final up or down vote the nomination of Stephen Anthony Reames to serve on the Banking Board.

DPNR Begins Boating and Mooring Registration

The Division of Environmental Enforcement will immediately commence vessel and mooring registrations for the 2016-2017 year.

Government House Hosts Junior Achievement Awards Dinner

At a Government House seminar, followed by a dinner, representatives of Junior Achievement programs from throughout the Caribbean Region gathered to plan Junior Achievement’s lessons for the future.

House Takes USVI Out of Puerto Rico Debt Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill to address Puerto Rico's debt crisis Thursday, after removing a provision that would have allowed the USVI to seek similar protection.

Parole Board to Convene on Friday, June 24

The Virgin Islands Parole Board (Board) will meet at 9:15 a.m., Friday, June 24, at the Golden Grove Correctional Facility on St. Croix to make a final decision concerning the applications for parole for the following inmates.

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