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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan promoted Virgin Islands National Guard Adjutant General Kodjo Knox-Limbacker to the rank of Major General during a brief ceremony that took place at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas. The rank is the equivalent of a two-star general

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The nation’s only Black governor has called out the Republican governor of Florida, saying Ron DeSantis’ bullying tactics with the cruise ship industry over proof of vaccinations for passengers is wrong on the science — and doesn’t follow CDC guidelines. Governor Albert Bryan sent a letter on

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan said that he has instituted a $100,00 lottery to encourage residents to get vaccinated. The Government of the Virgin Islands will give away $100,000 a week for 10 consecutive weeks beginning Tuesday, July 6, to Virgin Islands residents who are

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan met at Government House in St. Croix on Friday with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell, who was sworn-in in April by Congress following President Biden’s nomination to the position. The Governor congratulated Administrator Criswell on her new position and told her he is looking

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan has submitted to the 34th Legislature the first ever two-year Executive Budget and said revenue projections continue to increase during the next two years, providing an optimistic outlook for Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023. Also included in the balanced budgets for both years are a number

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan praised the Class of 2021 and praised the principals, administrators and the high school, UVI and Adult Education graduation committees for providing a memorable and safe experience for students even as the territory continues to fight the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George said Sunday that Governor Albert Bryan has prevailed in a lawsuit filed in Superior Court of the Virgin Islands. The Superior Court ruled that Act No. 8438 violates the separation of powers doctrine under the Revised Organic Act and is therefore

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan said this week that the territory will not be changing or updating mask rules, despite the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He also made clear that the mask rules would not be changing any time soon. “Continue to wear

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan vetoed bills that would have given the Public Service Commission additional control over the financially troubled Water and Power Authority and would have changed the utility’s board membership. Bryan signed a bill that will institute qualification requirements for the PSC and will change the quorum

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan has issued a proclamation designating the third week of May as Virgin Islands African Heritage Week and May 22 as African Liberation Day. “Virgin Islands African Heritage Week annually commemorates, observes, memorializes and celebrates that African Liberation Day is rooted in the First Conference of Independent

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