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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
DPW's Nelson Petty takes questions from senators. (Photos by Barry Leerdam, V.I. Legislature)

During National Public Works Week, DPW to Host Town Halls on Public’s Concerns

Activities and programs scheduled for the week aim to acknowledge the contributions of public works professionals and the communities they serve.

GOP’s Jevon Williams Takes Seat on Board of Elections

Williams will continue to serve as the territorial GOP’s representative on the Republican National Committee.

U.S. Department of Education Sends More Aid for V.I. Private and Parochial Schools

Under the K-12 Restart program, VIDOE will administer funds to public, private and parochial schools in the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix Districts to help defray the costs of restarting school operations and restoring the normal learning environment for students and families.

WAPA Implements New Messaging System; Customers Urged to Sign Up for WAPA ALERTS

The new system is called WAPA Alerts, which will replace the WAPA portal on the V.I. Alert platform.

FEMA Advises Public of Hurricane Preparedness for Persons With Disabilities

People with special needs and their families should approach preparedness planning with additional considerations.

FEMA Asks Landlords to Rent Apartments to Disaster Survivors

Move-in-ready apartments or condos are needed for survivors who have been approved for FEMA’s Direct Lease Program, which authorizes FEMA to pay rent directly to landlords.
Labor Commissioner Catherine A. Hendry speaks at Government House Monday. (Jamie Leonard photo)

Labor Department Reminds Virgin Islanders of Increase in Minimum Wage to $10.50 on June...

Effective June 1, 2018, the minimum wage in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be increased to $10.50 per hour for all employees with the exception of tourist service and restaurant employees.

VIPD Celebrating National Police Week May 13-19

In 1962, under the leadership of President John F. Kennedy, a proclamation was signed that designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as Police Week.

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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