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Tourism Announces ‘2020 USVI Is LIT! Holiday Lighting Contest’ Winners

The contest was intended to make the holiday season brighter for Virgin Islanders by awarding cash prizes on each island for the most creative and innovative holiday lights.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Governor Calls on Virgin Islanders to Reflect on Unity on MLK Jr. Holiday

“I’m asking all members of our community to do their part to honor this Day of Service and Dr. King’s vision by reflecting on where our country has been going and where we want it to go," the governor said.

Employers Must Provide Forms W2VI to Employees by Feb. 1

Form W-2, which is used for employment in the continental United States, cannot be used for Virgin Islands employment.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett discusses Trump's State of the Union speech, which she considered 'a call to action.' (Source photo by April Knight)

Plaskett Announces 3 FEMA Grants for Virgin Islands

FEMA has released $13.5 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands for the DPNR, the Department of Agriculture and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Federal Government Awards $6M in Grants to V.I. Department of Health

Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Virgin Island a grant for health services.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett

Plaskett Reports $69.7M in Education Funds to Aid V.I. Schools During Pandemic

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett issued a statement on the release of $69.7 million by the U.S. Department of Education to the V.I. from coronavirus relief funding recently enacted.
Artist's conception of the COVID-19 virus. (Shutterstock image)

Disability Rights Center of VI to Host COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

Governor’s ADA Office and Disability Rights Center to co-host Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 vaccinations, Jan, 19.
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

DPNR Monies Now Available for Funding Public Water Systems

Monies are available for infrastructure improvements to public water systems through a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund grant.
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.

Department of Health is on the Lookout for COVID-19 Variants

The Virgin Islands Department of Health is actively monitoring new COVID-19 variants that are being detected around the globe, including in the United States, the department reported Tuesday in a news release.





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