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Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett speaks Tuesday at a news conference.

President Biden’s Executive Actions Deliver Economic Relief for Families, Businesses

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding President Biden’s new executive actions bringing economic and food relief to Americans.

This Week’s Senate Calendar – January 25-29, 2021

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

DLCA to Hold Virtual Public Hearing on Liquor Licenses

Four virtual public hearings will address community concerns on applications for a ‘Tavern Keeper A’ liquor license to conduct business activity listed as “Bar sales of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Government House in Christiansted. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Government House on the Air in January

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. encourages residents in the community to tune in and call in with questions, ideas or comments.

Labor Announces 2021 Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount, Taxable Wage Base

The Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount (MWBA) in the Virgin Islands for the benefit year beginning Jan. 1, 2021, is $677 and the Taxable Wage Base (TWB) for employer contributions is $32,500.

Human Services Allows 90-Day Extension on Expired Senior Discount Cards on St. Croix

The V.I. Department of Human Services is requesting that businesses and banking institutions recognize this announcement as the official extension for Senior Discount Cards.

President Joe Biden Executive Orders and Presidential Actions – First Day

With a new president in office, a reader took note of what seems to be a lot of significant policy changes and actions on the first full day of his presidency. See them all here.
Commissioner of the Department of Labor Gary Molloy testifies before an October hearing. (File photo)

Labor Updates Workers’ Compensation Coverage Info for Injured Workers

Labor Commissioner Gary Molloy has announced rate changes provided by the Workers’ Compensation Administration for the 2021 maximum benefit amount and increases made to benefits.

Congresswoman Plaskett Releases Statement Celebrating Inauguration of Biden and Harris

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released a statement in honor of newly inaugurated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

Health Monitors Reports of Adverse Reactions to Moderna Vaccine in California

The guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in conjunction with President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Response Team is not to remove the vaccines from the current inventory.

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