Government House News
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has rescheduled the Special Session he called for the Senate from Tuesday, August 18, to Tuesday, August 25, because of the current circumstances of COVID-19 affecting the Legislature. On Monday, St. Croix Senator Kenneth Gittens disclosed that he had tested positive for coronavirus and that the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr., Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach and Public Works Commissioner Nelson Petty, Jr. had a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning for the completion of the initial phase of the Veterans Drive road project. The road works project is part of a larger revitalization of the St.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced today that the Virgin Islands Department of Finance has begun distributing $20 million of income tax refunds. The refunds comprise the rest of the tax refunds owed from 2017 and a portion of those owed from 2018. “Lieutenant Governor Roach and I
CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly briefing this afternoon, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. reminded residents that the territory returned to the “Stay at Home” phase for at least the next two weeks while the local government ties to contain the resurgence of COVID-19 in the territory. “As we did last month
Why Would The VIPD Tweet At 3:46 A.M. Today That They Arrested 1 Armed Robbery Suspect 8 Months After The Fact? Only We’ll Tell You …
The Virgin Islands Police Department could be more helpful to the media if it included vital information such as what and where an incident took place when posting on social media. Case in point. The VIPD’s official Twitter account did what we in the media call an “information dump” at
CHRISTIANSTED — In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has ordered the territory to return to “Stay at Home” status, or the orange level, which means the closure of non-essential businesses, restaurants limited to take-out, delivery or drive-through service
10 Residents, 6 Staff Test Positive For COVID-19 At Queen Louise Home For The Aged As Virus Crisis Rises Up
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Nearly 60 percent of elderly residents at the Queen Louise Home for the Aged have tested positive for COVID-19 amid an ongoing spike in confirmed cases on St. Thomas, according to a statement issued by Government House last night. “Of 17 residents tested, 10 returned positive results,
Bryan: Debt Consolidation Will Produce $255 Million Over Next 3 Years, Calls Legislature Into Special Session
CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. said today the territory can bank $255 million over the next three years if the government consolidates its debt right now. The governor has proposed legislation that will create a “significant” revenue stream for the U.S. Virgin Islands and reduce overall interest rates on the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s nominees for seats on the Virgin islands Superior Court — Assistant U.S. Attorney Alphonso Andrews and Assistant Attorney General Sigrid Tejo — have decades of experience in all aspects of the legal system, and they each havesuccessful careers as prosecutors for the U.S.
CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said today that businesses, boaters and unmasked individuals are violating health and safety guidelines and contributing to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases here. Appearing at his weekly news briefing on St. Croix, Bryan pointed to local social events where people brazenly