June 29, 2017 3:22 am Last modified: 5:04 pm

Local government

Holding Company Law Would Subject Affiliates To Regulation

The territory will be closer to compliance with National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ expectations and will regulate holding companies in the same way as all 50 states if legislation approved in committee recently is enacted into law.
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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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Division of Corporations and Trademarks to Close for One Day

During the closure, the public may contact the Division of Corporations and Trademarks by phone or e-mail.
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GVI Encourages Residents to Be Ready, Be Insured for Hurricane Season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts an above-normal season, with 11 to 17 named storms, including two to four major hurricanes.
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2017 Property Tax Bills to Become Due on June 30

The 2017 bills will become due on June 30, 2017, and will become delinquent if not paid by Aug. 30, 2017.
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Division of Personnel Schedules Entrance Exams for Police and Corrections Officers

The Division of Personnel has scheduled examinations territory-wide for those who want to be police officers or corrections officers.
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Seasonal Prohibition Begins on Fishing or Possession of Queen Conch in Federal Waters Off V.I.

Possession of queen conch in U.S. Virgin Island territorial waters is prohibited from June 1 through Oct. 31.
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Major Capital Improvement Projects Nearing Completion at Public Schools

The Department of Education now directly leads and regulates the management and delivery of all VIDE Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) that were previously administered through the Department of Public Works.
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DOH Names Dr. Tai Hunte-Ceasar New Medical Director

Tai Camille Hunte-Ceasar M.D. has been appointed as the Department of Health’s (DOH) new medical director. She was, born and raised on St. Thomas.
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U.S.V.I. Minimum Wage to Increase to $9.50 on June 1

Employers and the public are reminded that, effective Thursday, June 1, the minimum wage in the U.S.V.I. will be increased to $9.50 per hour for all employees except tourist service and restaurant employees.
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