With a new president in office, a reader took note of what seems to be a lot of significant policy changes and actions on the first full day of his presidency. Biden, who likes to vacation in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has issued orders impacting immigration, rejoining the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, rejoining the World Health Organization and requiring federal employees to wear masks, to name a few.
Here they are with links to the orders on the White House website:
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34th U.S. Virgin Islands Legislature to Celebrate African Liberation Day May 25
The 34th Legislature of the Virgin Islands will celebrate African Liberation Day 2022 with a celebratory art exhibit, entitled “Art at the Capitol.” The Virgin Islands Code requires the Legislature to host an appropriate ceremony in observance of African Liberation Day that will reflect the rich African culture that has contributed to much of Virgin Islands History.
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