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Gov. Kenneth Mapp talks about HUD funds which were recently cleared for the USVI.

Mapp Thanks Voters, Campaign Workers; He Wishes Incoming Administration Well

Calling for unity after Tuesday's run-off election, Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp urged all Virgin Islanders to come together to support the territory’s recovery efforts under the leadership of the newly elected administration.

Interior Solicits Applications for Grant Funding for U.S. Territories

The submission deadline is March 1, 2019. Most funding will begin to be awarded once OIA receives full-year appropriations. OIA reviews grant applications and awards grants each year until funding is exhausted.
WAPA CEO Lawrence Kupfer testifies before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday.

WAPA Board Approves Materials for Continued Recovery; Restoration Projects Top Meeting Agenda

The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) on Monday approved a number of matters related to the continued recovery and restoration of the electrical generation, transmission and distribution systems.

This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

NEHA to Launch Post-Hurricane Health, Child Care and Safety Work Partnerships

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has announced it is launching a series of post-hurricane projects in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and parts of the U.S. mainland.
Polling Judge Donna Phillip, right, looks on as voters file into the UVI polling site.

Board of Elections Releases 2018 General Election Counting of Provisional Ballots

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the Board of Elections of the St. Thomas-St. John District and the St. Croix District counted the Provisional Ballots. The attached unofficial report with the updated contests is attached.

Delta Air Lines to Increase St. Croix Flights During Holiday Season

Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty confirmed that the Atlanta-based carrier will operate a daily service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Henry E. Rohlsen Airport between Dec. 20 and Jan. 5.

St. Thomas-St. John District TWIC Enrollment Center Moves to UVI

The U.S. Department of Transportation has notified VIPA of a new, permanent enrollment center for residents on St. Thomas and St. John to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.
Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter

Corporations and Trademarks Launches 2nd Phase of New Online System

Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter encourages all business entities and trade name owners to comply with the franchise tax/annual report and renewal requirements before the end of 2018 to ensure that business entity status is active/in good standing or current in Catalyst.

ALERT: VITEMA Monitors Weather System, Floods Impacting the V.I.

VITEMA staff will continue to monitor all phone lines and media platforms for reports of flooding and other emergencies affecting U.S. Virgin Islands residents.

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