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Polling Judge Donna Phillip, right, looks on as voters file into the UVI polling site.

Elections Board Releases List of Polling Places for March 30 Special Election

Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes reminds the voting public that the 2019 Special Election is scheduled for March 30. The Board of Elections has released a consolidated listing of polling sites.

March Is Virgin Islands History Month

Members of the 33rd Legislature have recorded short biographical snapshots of important Virgin Islands history makers. These recordings will be shared during the month of March via LEGITTV.

VIPA Provides Seaport, Airport, Building Restoration Updates

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) is progressing with the permanent repairs of its 119 facilities damaged during the hurricanes of September 2017.

New V.I. Veterans State ID Now Available

Previously, veterans were only able to obtain an ID every other month due to the only ID card machine the VA had being moved between districts. Now, there is an ID card machine in each district that will be available daily.

Interior, White House Host Territory Governors and Delegates

The White House and Interior co-hosted territorial governors and members of Congress for the 2019 Senior Plenary Session of the Interagency Group on Insular Areas (IGIA). Discussions centered on the Medicaid “cliff” and parity with the states.

The New WICO Board Convenes

The WICO Board adopted a new policy with regard to its meetings and reporting.
Doug Domenech (U.S. Department of the Interior photo)

Interior Supports Students from U.S. Insular Areas Through Junior State of America Program

The student participants come from the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands as well as the freely associated states – the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau.
Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas. (File photo)

VIWMA Changes Bovoni Landfill Scrap Metal Section Operating Schedule

This change would allow VIWMA to gain better control of the road and provide a safer environment for the staff, large trucks and other customers that utilize the landfill.

‘Made in the USVI’ Pop-Up Shop to Feature Products Made by Local Artisans

The event will take place at 23 Dronningens Gade (former Benetton Store) from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28.

Interior Gives $2.2 Million Payment to USVI for Adjustment of Rum Excise Tax

Adjustments are calculated based upon amounts advanced from rum excise taxes derived from the U.S. Virgin Islands and collected by the federal government under the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands.

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