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Governor Bryan Congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson On Her Ascension To The U.S. Supreme Court
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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement congratulating Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on her confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States: “I join the chorus of Americans in the Virgin Islands and across the nation in congratulating Judge Brown Jackson on becoming the first African American woman

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Key Agency Heads Will Update Residents on Recovery On 'The Press Box' Today
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Office of Disaster Recovery Executive Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien; Public Works Commissioner Derek Gabriel; Chief Operations Officer of the Department of Education Dionne Wells-Hedrington and Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Calvert White will give comprehensive updates on “The Press Box” at 5:30 p.m. today. The presentations will be made

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Outstanding Virgin Islanders Honored By Senators At Plaque Ceremony In St. Croix
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CHRISTIANSTED — Members of the 34th Legislature led by Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory hosted a Perma Plaque Ceremony at the Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room. Lawmakers honored and commended fourteen Virgin Islanders for their outstanding contributions to the community. The honorees are Kerra Samuel, Alwyn “Big Al” Baptiste, Alwyn

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Governor Bryan Closes On Bond Sale To Stave Off GERS Insolvency
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Matching Fund Special Purpose Securitization Corporation will use significant savings from refinance of Rum Cover-Over Bonds to provide long-term stability to retirement system WASHINGTON — During his trip this week to the nation’s capitol., Governor Albert Bryan signed documents to execute the sale of reissued Rum Cover-Over Bonds, creating significant

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SRMC Hosts Free Health Fair On St. John Saturday
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Schneider Regional Medical Center is sponsoring a free health fair on Saturday, April 9th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Franklin Powell, Sr. Park, located in Cruz Bay, St. John. The Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Center (MKS) will be offering free health screenings, including

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DPNR's Building Permits Division To Discard Old Building Plans
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Division of Permits will be discarding files received between 2011 and 2017, according to DPNR Commissioner Jean -Pierre Oriol. As stipulated in the International Residential Code and International Building Code, the Division of Permits may hold construction

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USAO Designates April As Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Every April, the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney’s Office for the U.S. Virgin Islands join survivors, advocates, and communities nationwide in observing Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Sexual violence is far too prevalent, and it is important to not only raise awareness of the

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Office of Gun Violence Prevention Director Antonio Emanuel On 'Inside the Cabinet'
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Office of Gun Violence Prevention (OGVP) Director Antonio Emanuel will host“Inside the Cabinet” at 6 p.m. today to take questions and discuss issues live with residents. Director Emanuel will talk about the formation of the OGVP’s new advisory board; his recent meeting andongoing work with the National

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Health Offers 2nd COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters To Residents 50 and Older
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CHRISTIANSTED — During today’s weekly briefing, Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion said that second booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine are available to residents age 50 and older and those who have underlying medical conditions, provided it has been at least four months since they received a first booster vaccination. “You’re encouraged

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Statement of Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner: Social Security Administration to Resume In-Person Services at Local Social Security Offices
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Online Services and Telephone Remain Most Convenient Ways to Contact Agency “I am pleased to announce that local Social Security offices will restore in-person services, including for people without an appointment, on April 7, 2022. To avoid waiting in line, I strongly encourage people, who can, to use our online

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