August 22, 2017 8:41 pm Last modified: 8:25 pm

Local government

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
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DLCA Continues USVI Cellular Network Infrastructure Assessment With Viya

The Commissioner of the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs Devin Carrington recently met with officials of Viya (a combination of the former telecommunication companies Innovative and Choice).
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DLCA Requests Assessment and Corrective Action Plan From AT&T Regarding Dropped Calls, Dead Zones

DLCA has received numerous consumer reports of “dropped calls” and “dead zones” in many areas throughout St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John, according to DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington.
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Labor to Host Business, Employer Engagement Forums

This forum is designed by the V.I. Department of Labor (DOL) for human resources professionals, business owners, business managers and other employers.
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New V.I. Team Focusing on Juvenile Justice Reform Returns From Virginia

In April, the team traveled to Richmond to learn about Virginia’s transformation efforts surrounding juvenile justice and, specifically, successful strategies to reduce juvenile incarceration.
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ALERT: DLCA Accuses Vector Marketing LLC of Questionable Business Practices

Accounts have alleged that Vector Marketing LLC. attempts to attract high school and college students by offering a well-paying part time job as a ploy to have them invest in the cutlery sales as independent distributors.
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Bureau of Corrections Takes Part in New Training Initiatives From Georgia Sheriff’s Office

The Bureau of Corrections has a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Gwinnett County, Georgia, Sheriff’s Office headed by Sheriff Butch Conway.
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V.I. Bureau of Internal Revenue to Change Web Site Address on June 24

Taxpayers who use the bureau’s old address (http://www.vibir.gov) shall be re-directed to the new one.
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VA Is Updating Virgin Islands Veterans Records

During July and August 2017, people may receive a phone call asking to verify information the VA has on file.
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Senate Ready to Debate Budget – But There’s Something Missing

Under Virgin Islands law, the governor is required to submit a budget for the coming fiscal year by the end of May. But Gov. Kenneth Mapp delayed.
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