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Local government

DOH Promotes Healthy Families Through Nurse/Family Partnership

The participating mothers and babies received home care visits from prenatal through the baby’s second birthday.
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Labor Department Seeking Former Triangle Employee Manuel Coto

Commissioner of Labor Catherine A. Hendry is seeking former Triangle employee Manuel A. Coto.
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Sen. Sammuel Sanes during a recent legislative session.(Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Bill Moves Forward

A measure to declare September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month was approved in committee Tuesday. It would join the other special days, weeks and months that the V.I. governor issues an annual proclamation about each year.
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Potter In Charge With Mapp Out of Territory

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter will serve as acting governor from June 10 to 17, when Gov. Kenneth Mapp travels out of the territory to attend the National Governors Association’s Education Symposium and associated meetings. Mapp is scheduled to return June 17.
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DOH to Celebrate New Graduates of Nurse-Family Partnership Program

The V.I. Department of Health’s V.I. Nurse-Family Partnership and Maternal Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs Programs are proud to announce their 2017 graduates.
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Health Department to Recognize Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on June 8

This is an opportunity for people to educate themselves and the community about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent it.
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Holding Company Law Would Subject Affiliates To Regulation

The territory will be closer to compliance with National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ expectations and will regulate holding companies in the same way as all 50 states if legislation approved in committee recently is enacted into law.
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GVI Encourages Residents to Be Ready, Be Insured for Hurricane Season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts an above-normal season, with 11 to 17 named storms, including two to four major hurricanes.
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2017 Property Tax Bills to Become Due on June 30

The 2017 bills will become due on June 30, 2017, and will become delinquent if not paid by Aug. 30, 2017.
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Seasonal Prohibition Begins on Fishing or Possession of Queen Conch in Federal Waters Off V.I.

Possession of queen conch in U.S. Virgin Island territorial waters is prohibited from June 1 through Oct. 31.
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