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Photo Focus: Governor Bryan Heads to D.C.

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and members of his senior staff met in Washington, D.C., on Monday with White House Associate Director for Puerto Rico and the Territories Gretchen Sierra-Zorita.

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., Chief Legal Counsel David Bornn and OMB Director Jenifer O’Neal, from left, met Monday with White House Associate Director for Puerto Rico and the Territories Gretchen Sierra-Zorita, right. (Government House photo)

Bryan and Sierra-Zorita discussed a number of matters relating to the USVI, including Rum Cover-Over legislation in Congress; EPA permitting and the opening of the refinery on St. Croix; and financial strategies to address the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s Vitol debt.

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on a tour of the Benjamin Banneker Academic High School. (Government House photo)

While in Washington Monday, Bryan, along with ODR Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien, also visited the Benjamin Banneker Academic High School for a tour of the facility led by the school’s principal, Anita Berger, and Lisa Anders, vice-president of MCN Build, which designed and constructed the school. MCN Build has a design-build contract for the design and construction of the new Arthur A. Richards K-8 School on St. Croix.

OMB Director Jenifer O’Neal, ODR Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien and Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. listen to a representative from MCN explain about the construction of Benjamin Banneker Academic High School. (Government House photo)

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