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CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islanders are mourning former Senator Holland Redfield II, who died Saturday in a Florida hospital after a long illness. Affectionately known by the nickname “Dyke,” Redfield, 78, served six terms as a St. Croix senator before becoming a talk radio icon who helped guide the territory through

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Branches of the Virgin Islands’ government are struggling for control over the territory’s beleaguered Water and Power Authority. The governor is preparing a suit to reverse a law the legislature passed August 3 by overriding his veto. And on Monday, Virgin Islands Senator Kenneth Gittens responded by

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Community Action NOW! Executive Director Iffat Walker said discussions he’s had with government officials will soon benefit the youth of the Savan community.  “Due to the rising numbers in COVID-19 cases, we made the decision to cancel the onsite meeting originally scheduled for August 26th at the Romeo Malone Community

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan last week took action on legislation sent up by the 34th Legislature after its session on August 3, 2021, and signed 13 bills, including the measure enabling repayment of the 8% wages withheld from Government employees in 2011, the creation of the Virgin Islands Timeshare Act

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a letter sent this weekend, Senator Alma Francis Heyliger wrote the President of the 34th Legislature requesting a Committee of the Whole Hearing. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and let members of the community be heard as it pertains to the unvaccinated vs.

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MIAMI — Upon concluding official business last week in Florida, Governor Albert Bryan and a senator took the opportunity to visit with the twin boys that were injured in an auto-pedestrian accident on St. Croix and are now being treated at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Coral Terrace, Florida.    During

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senators in Tuesday’s legislative session shared condolences for Senator Milton Potter’s brother, who recently died of COVID-19, and Senator-at-Large Steven Payne detailed the effects he’s still feeling five months after contracting the virus. Potter was excused from the session following the death of his brother, Vivian Edwardson

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Janelle K. Sarauw expresses immense gratitude to her colleagues for their unanimoussupport and favorable vote to override the Governor’s veto of Bill Nos. 34-0021 and 34-0026 respectively. Each bill, primarily sponsored by Senator Sarauw, seek to address the long overdue overhaul of the inefficiencies of the

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Political meandering needs to be called out for what it is. Today I listened to the Finance Committee’s budget hearing for the Department of Agriculture. For a moment I was pleased with the strides that Commissioner Positive Nelson reported to have made during the last year at the Department of

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Thank you to Trevor Velinor for his dedicated service to the people of the Virgin Islands during his tenure as police commissioner. The courageous, professional and intelligent leadership that he demonstrated during his entire law enforcement career, as well as his efforts to bring progress and stability to the Department

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