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Albert Bryan

Administration Releases Supplemental to FY2020 Executive Budget

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced Monday that the Bryan/Roach Administration submitted a supplemental budget to the Virgin Islands Legislature as an addendum to the governor’s FY 2020 Executive Budget.

Deadline to Sign-up for NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program Is Sept. 20

The program is a voluntary conservation program that provides financial and technical assistance to farmers and ranchers to help them install and implement conservation practices on eligible agricultural land.

Joint V.I. Government Operation Nets Fake Vape Pods in Territory

A collaborative effort between departments of the local government netted the seizure of multiple fake and questionable vape pods from businesses throughout the territory.

Plaskett Says Trump Taking Defense Money For Wall Hits USVI Projects Too

President Donald Trump recent diversion of Defense Department appropriations to spend on the Mexico border wall he promised in his campaign may hit some U.S. Virgin Islands projects, Delegate Stacey Plaskett said in a statement Wednesday.

Cason Control Commission to Meet Tuesday

DIVI Carina Bay Resort and Casino and the Caravelle Hotel Casino have business before the commission.

Department of Health Advises on Best Practices After Hurricane

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) provides the following recommendations to help residents stay safe and healthy as the territory recovers from Hurricane Dorian.
BIR Director nominee Joel Lee testifies before the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee on Thursday. (Barry Leerdam photo for USVI Legislature)

Administration Pays Out $4 Million in Income Tax Refunds

The latest round of refunds comprises approximately 1,500 refunds covering Tax Year 2016 and representing returns filed through April 18, 2017.

Lieutenant Governor’s Office Announces Payments to Real Legacy Claimants

Claimants are reminded of the maximum amount that they are entitled to by law. In accordance with the Virgin Islands Code, payments of claims will not exceed $50,000.

Virgin Islands Fire Service Lifts Burn Ban

Applications for burn permits are now available at the Fire Service’s administrative offices.

Governor Sends Letter to President Advocating for U.S. Aid to The Bahamas

The governor drew on the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria and what Virgin Islanders experienced to empathize with Bahamian residents and their guests.

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