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Public Works Is Prepared for Hurricane Season 2021

“Staff, contractors, and our government partners remain on alert to prioritize the safety and security of the people in the territory.”

Rapid Response, UI Portal Assist Individuals Impacted by Layoffs

Through Rapid Response, the state or designated entity delivers services to enable dislocated workers to transition to new employment as quickly as possible.

Administration: $7M Stimulus Sent Out, Vaccine Sites Added, Workforce Training Program Starts

Governor Bryan announces “Skills-for-Today,” a $9 million workforce development initiative dedicated to putting Virgin Islanders to work through free training programs.

DPNR Removes Garbage From Street to Reef in Frederiksted

The cleanup was planned by the Divisions of Coastal Zone Management and Environmental Enforcement with a goal of removing debris from the street, beach and marine habitats of Frederiksted in celebration of World Oceans Day.

FEMA Appoints New Director of the USVI Joint Recovery Office

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has appointed Kristen Hodge to serve as the Director for U.S. Virgin Islands Joint Recovery Office.

Police Identify Two of Three Friday Homicide Victims

The V.I. Police Department on Sunday identified two of the three men who died in a three separate shootings that took place Friday afternoon and night.

This Week’s Senate Calendar: June 21 – 25, 2021

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

Legislature Urges Governor to Take Decisive Action on WAPA

While the Governor continues to use his veto pen, there has been no interest from the chief executive in having a discussion with the institution on what his plans are in addressing WAPA.

Governor Issues Statement on EPA Conditions to Restart Refinery at Limetree Bay

“We welcome the EPA’s help in this matter, and we welcome the findings and the recommended actions aimed at protecting the community and ensuring a safe restart to refinery operations at Limetree Bay." Bryan said.

Eastern Caribbean Heads Express Solidarity With USVI on Safe Restart of Cruise Tourism

In a letter, Roosevelt Skerrit, prime minister of Dominica and chairman of the OECS, expressed the subregional group’s deep appreciation to Gov. Bryan for writing to Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis.

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