Her amendment to H.R. 4350, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022, was accepted 235-190.
The newly constructed transmitter will broadcast 24 hours a day, seven days a week on a 162.45-megahertz frequency.
A local board composed of 12 members will be charged with distributing funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in the U.S.V.I.
the agency will continue to accept incoming payments by check and money order, but outgoing payments will not be processed until the migration is complete and the new system is brought online..
Gov. Bryan met virtually with Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Adrianne Todman and discussed a number of topics regarding a variety of housing issues in the territory.
On Sept. 16, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Special Agent in Charge (SAC) San Juan-Ivan Arvelo presented a symbolic check to VIPD Commissioner Ray Martinez in the amount of $870,738.55.
The temporary hold is to allow for the structuring of policies and procedures that are paramount to the fulfillment of the board’s duty to serve the community.
“This bill includes a provision to cancel the outstanding balances of Community Disaster Loans (CDLs) issued by FEMA to the Virgin Islands. This will save the Virgin Islands more than $300 million in much needed revenue,” said Congresswoman Plaskett.
The keynote speaker for the St. Thomas graduation was Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George; the guest speaker on St. Croix was St. Croix District Chief of Police Sean Santos.
Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
Two fires remain under investigation by VIFS and VIPD. VIFS is asking anyone with information about these fires to please call.
All students (K through Grade 12) currently enrolled in USVI public schools and private schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program are eligible.
Gov. Bryan, Lt. Gov. Roach and representatives from seven agencies participated Wednesday night in a virtual town hall meeting with about 50 Water Island residents.
The Governing Board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority met in an emergency meeting on Thursday and approved several items .
"The increased salaries for these and other positions will greatly assist the agency in meeting its staffing goals and improving the quality of life for the affected employees.”
The congresswoman released the following statement regarding the advancement of the Build Back Better Act out of the committee process in the House of Representatives as it moves toward final passage.
Currently operating at less than 40% of its capacity, the facility is in dire need of restoration.
Plaskett released the following statement regarding an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands.