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CHRISTIANSTED — Some of our most vital occupations are being celebrated nationally this week and Senate President Kenneth Gittens has expressed his appreciation to Virgin Islands corrections officers, nurses and teachers. May 5-11 is recognized as National Correctional Officers Week, May 6-12 as National Nurses Week and May 6-10 as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 33rd Legislature has held 24 committee meetings and called for over 400 pieces of legislation during its first 100 days, Senate President Kenneth Gittens today. The 15-member body was sworn into office on January 14, 2019. “Groundbreaking policy measures, community outreach, dedicated oversight of government operations

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CHRISTIANSTED — Senate President Kenneth Gittens has extended greetings for Holy Week to residents across the U.S. Virgin Islands culminating in Easter Sunday today. Gittens said “those who celebrate the Passover and Easter seasons should reflect on the sacrifices made in the name of peace, love and freedom associated with

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced today the appointment of Jessica Gallivan and the reappointment of Judges Debra Watlington, Douglas Brady and Kathleen Mackay to the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands. Jessica Gallivan, who is currently a magistrate judge with the Superior Court has been nominated by Governor

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Senate President Kenneth L. Gittens invites the community to attend the official commemoration of the 102nd transfer of the Danish West Indies to the United States at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Capitol Building on St. Thomas. Transfer Day is recognized each year on March 31

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix Senator Alicia Barnes expressed her dismay surrounding the recent sewage problems faced by the modular units at the Arthur Richards Junior High School that led to an early dismissal on Thursday. According to a release from the Department of Education on March 21, students attending Arthur

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Committee on Housing, Transportation, Infrastructure and Telecommunications met to hear testimony on the status and future of telecommunications services in the territory today. Committee Chair, Senator Marvin Blyden, underscored the importance of telecommunications in connecting the territory within its borders and to the rest of the

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix Senator Alicia Barnes said today she acknowledges that WAPA’s distribution of potable water to residents west of the Kingshill storage tank continues to be a problem. Considering this, Senator Barnes is once again calling on Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. to activate the resources of the Virgin

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CRUZ BAY — The 33rd Legislature’s Committee of the Whole will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in the Cleone Creque Legislative Conference Room on St. John to consider a zoning request and two measures relative to local insurance laws. Senator Kenneth Gittens, who chairs the Committee of the

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FREDERIKSTED – Senate President Kenneth Gittens said the $27 million in federal grants announced today will bring much needed improvements to the territory’s two airports. The funding is beneficial particularly as the Virgin Islands continues its recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Some of the grant funds will go towards

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