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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, chaired by Sen. Brian Smith, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to receive testimony on preparedness for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season from officials of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and the

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GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP REAPPOINTED LAUREL HEWITT SEWER TO THE VIPA BOARD CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has nominated Lennox Joseph to the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority Board of Directors. The term of appointment is four years. Joseph will represent the St. Croix district and will replace Pablo

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BUSY WORK: Senate President Myron Jackson and St. Croix Senator Kurt Vialet confer on a piece of legislation on Friday. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the 32nd Legislature, chaired by Senate President Myron Jackson, convened in Legislative Session at the Capitol Building on Friday, to vote on items on the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Bill No. 32-0173, a Resolution honoring the Family Resource Center (FRC), authored by Senator Janelle K. Sarauw, sponsored by Senators Myron Jackson, Marvin Blyden, Dwayne M. DeGraff, Jean A. Forde, and Alicia Chucky Hansen, was unanimously passed in Friday’s Legislative Session. Senator Sarauw authored the bill post

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary, chaired by Sen. Novelle Francis, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to vote and approve the nominations of Sheldon Turnbull and Laura Palminteri, DVM to serve as a member on the Virgin Islands Racing Commission for the St.

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CRUZ BAY — Members of the Committee on Housing, Public Works, Waste Management and Planning, chaired by Sen. Marvin Blyden, held a meeting at the Cleone Henrietta Creque Legislative Conference Room on Wednesday. The members in attendance voted favorably for Coastal Zone Management (CZM) permit Nos. CZJ-2-14(W), CZJ-14-16W, CZJ-24-16W, and

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MARIETTA, Georgia — Police records from Cobb County indicate that St. Croix Senatorial candidate Allison DeGazon was arrested for an alleged instance of domestic violence nearly 16 years ago. Allison DeGazon was 28 years old when she was arrested on Dallas Road in Powder Springs, Georgia on suspicion of assault

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Tuesday, to receive testimony from the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA), and the West Indian Company Limited on the FY 2019 budget appropriations. VIDOA General Fund request

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Monday, to receive testimony from officials from the Virgin Islands Carnival, Festival & Cultural Organization of St. John, The Crucian Christmas Festival, The Department of Tourism and the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Senate President Myron Jackson and Vice-President Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly said that a new permanent home for the Legislature on St. Croix has been found. Rivera-O’Reilly said that the new location — the Jett Building in Estate Golden Rock — was purchased for $975,000. “We are excited to have a

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