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Attorney General Denise George. (2019 Government House photo)

AG George Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Pass Equal Relief for Student Loan Borrowers

Attorney General Denise George joined a bipartisan coalition of 29 attorneys general, in urging the U.S. Senate to pass a new relief bill that would give parity to all federal school loan borrowers.

Governor Signs Bill Allowing First Responders to Get Paid Administrative Leave in Medical Pandemics

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has signed into law a bill amending the V.I. Code regarding the authorization of administrative leave during medical pandemics or medical states of emergency.

DPW Continues to Enforce Roadside Advertisement Regulations

V.I. Department of Public Works continues the enforcement of roadside advertisement regulations, which has resulted in the removal of unauthorized signs along the public roadways in both districts.

Bryan May Announce New Restrictions As St. Thomas COVID-19 Cases Explode

In the wake of a 78 percent one-week jump in St. Thomas COVID-19 cases, Gov. Bryan is holding a press conference at 1 p.m. Thursday where new restrictions are expected to be announced.

Multiple COVID-19 Positives at Queen Louise Home for the Aged on STT

The residents who tested negative will be relocated to non-congregate sheltering to try to maintain their negative status and good health.
Barbara Jackson-McIntosh (File photo)

BMV Launches ‘Schedule Online: Anytime, Anywhere’ Appointment System

The new online appointment system will allow customers to make appointments completely online, from anywhere, for driver’s licenses, identification cards, disabled person placards, learners’ permits, written tests and road tests.
Government House in Christiansted. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Government House on the Air in August

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. encourages residents in the community to tune in and call in with questions, ideas or comments.

Board of Elections Releases 2020 Primary Election Official Results

Voter registration resumed in both districts on Thursday, Aug. 6. Due to COVID-19, the offices are currently operating on the following schedule.

Human Services Knud Hansen Closes For Week Due To COVID-19 Positives

As cases across the territory continue to rise, DHS remains vigilant in its screening, educating and monitoring of staff and clients.
Property and Procurement Commissioner Anthony Thomas is peppered by questions from the Senate Finance Committee Friday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

WAPA Board Okays Expansion of East End Electrical Substation; Thomas Re-elected Chairman

When completed, the substation will function at full capacity providing more stable and reliable electrical service to the east end of St. Thomas and on St. John.

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