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Local government

IBCVI & Co., Kingdom Konsultants Hosting Young Innovative Entrepreneurs Summer Program

“We believe that all people deserve the right to financial freedom and an opportunity to build generational wealth,” said Abbelle Bakr IBCVI & Co.’s managing director.
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WAPA Schedules Customer Portal Web Site Maintenance for Aug. 9

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) has scheduled maintenance of the customer portal Web site for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9.
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Domestic Ferry Service to Move to Secured Area at Blyden Terminal Aug. 15

Transportation Services of St. John Inc. and Varlack Ventures, which provide inter-island service to and from St. John, and the QE IV, which travels to and from St. Croix, are being relocated from the open area on the eastern end of the waterfront.
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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
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Legislative Employees Asked to Make Changes to Open Enrolment Profiles

Legislative employees who didn’t create their online login and may need help should attend the training provided by the Division of Personnel Health Insurance Program.
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VIWMA to Begin Implementation of Commercial Solid Waste, Wastewater Fees

VIWMA wil begin implementation of the Commercial Solid Waste tipping fees on Aug. 1; it will begin implementation of the Commercial Wastewater fee on Sept. 1.
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USDA Food and Nutrition Service Recognizes V.I. Agriculture Department for Its Market Program

The VIDOA has been recognized by the federal government for its successful execution of the Virgin Fresh Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program in fiscal year 2016 and for having the highest average rate of redemption of vouchers in the nation.
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DLCA Announces Weekly Gas Price Survey Results for July 27

These are the results from DLCA’s Thursday territorial gas survey. Consumers can compare prices week to week by visiting the DLCA Facebook page.
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Gov. Kenneth Mapp

Proposed Budget for Governor’s Office Includes Seven Percent Cut

Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s proposed FY 2018 budget proposes approximately $668,000, or seven percent, in spending cuts within his own office.
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Senators Concerned about Accuracy, Timeliness of Economic Data

Multiple members of the 32nd Legislature’s Committee on Finance said Tuesday that they questioned the adequacy of the Bureau of Economic Research’s role in the government’s FY 2018 budget process.
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