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WAPA CEO Lawrence Kupfer testifies before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday.

WAPA to Resume Disconnections for Non-Payment

Of particular importance to WAPA are those customers who have not made any payments over the last three billing periods.

Jaredian Design Group to Manage Government House and St. John Battery Renovations

Notable Jaredian restoration and rehabilitation projects include the Public Finance Authority and the St. Thomas Reformed Church in Charlotte Amalie.

BIR: Income Tax Refunds Continue to Be Processed

This release of refunds will bring the total amount of refunds paid under the Mapp/Potter Administration to $180.5 million and 69,885 units.

WAPA Replacing 100 Rotted Utility Poles Along East End Road

Once the composite poles are installed, the recently planted wooden poles will be removed. Approximately 22 of the 100 poles have already been replaced.

Legislative Session Unanimously Passes Family Resource Center Resolution

The senator authored the bill post hurricanes Irma and Maria for the FRC’s service to the people of the territory through the collaboration and distribution of aid.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp

Quality of Life Improvements Highlight This Labor Day

Rising public and private sector salaries and the rebuild[ing] of a more resilient infrastructure are some of the many things Virgin Islanders have to celebrate this Labor Day.
Juan F. Luis Hospital in pre-hurricane file photo. JFL was badly damaged by Hurricane Maria.

Feds Give $2.4 Million FEMA Grant to JFL Medical Center for Dialysis Services

Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), ranking member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment, released the following statement regarding a $2,432,616.30 FEMA federal grant for the territory.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter speak to a series of issues Monday.

Hurricane Commemoration Thanksgiving Services Set for All 3 Islands

Gov. Ken Mapp and Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter will host thanksgiving services across the territory next month to commemorate the one-year anniversaries of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Alert: DLCA Warns Public of Possible Web Scam Targeting DLCA Clients

Be advised that the email(s) will contain very little details, and they ask individuals to click on a link for more information.
Human Services Commissioner Felecia Blyden addresses the Senate at Wednesday's session. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

Homeland Security, FEMA Issue $11.5 Million for Federal Disaster Case Management Grant

The intent is to provide funding for partnership between a disaster case manager and a disaster survivor to develop and carry out a Disaster Recovery Plan.

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