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Judge Denies Governor’s Motion Aimed to Stall New Law

Superior Court Judge Sigrid Tejo last week rejected Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.'s request for a temporary restraining order against the Virgin Islands Government Hospital and Health Facilities Corporation.

Bryan: Territory Has Sent Out First 10,000 COVID Relief Checks

Touting “good news and more good news,” Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. reported the first $9.4 million in COVID-19 relief checks were put in the mail Monday for 10,000 Virgin Islanders.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. (Source photo by Shaun A. Pennington)

Governor Files Court Motion Over Veto Override

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. filed a temporary restraining order and motion for a preliminary and permanent injunction against the Virgin Island Government Hospital and Health Facilities Corporation in V.I. Superior Court on Jan. 29.

Senators Approve of Governor’s Upbeat Tone in State of the Territory

Senators found Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s third State of the Territory address to be largely “upbeat” and “optimistic,” considering the past year was met with undeniable dilemmas associated with the pandemic and residual fallout from the 2017 hurricanes.

Bryan Signs 23 Bills From Final Senate Session, Vetoes Six

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Monday signed into law 23 bills forwarded to him from the 33rd Legislature’s last session held on Dec. 11, 2020, and vetoed six others.

Senate Sends Securization Proposal to Committee for Further Review

Meeting in special session on Tuesday the V.I. Senate did not approve a newly revamped version of Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.'s securitization proposal, instead, sending it to the Finance Committee for further consideration.

Gov. Shuts Nightclubs, Bars as COVID-19 Spikes and First Vaccines Arrive

As the first shipment of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the territory on Monday, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. reminded residents to continue wearing masks and maintain social distancing.

Gov. Bryan Congratulates Biden, Harris on Victory

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. congratulated President-elect Joseph Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in a statement issued on Saturday by Government House.

Bryan, Roach Talk Pandemic Challenges, Successes on Press Box

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach sat down together Thursday evening for a Press Box episode in the style of a fireside chat that delved into the challenges and successes of fighting a deadly pandemic over the last eight months.

Senators Express Confusion About Changes to GERS Bail Out Bill, But Pass it in a Close Vote

Confusion swept through the Legislature on Thursday during a special session at which senators were called to vote on changes to a debt refinancing bill that aims to rescue a fiscally crumbling pension system. By an 8-6 margin, the newly amended legislation narrowly passed.

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