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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Senate has gone on the record about Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s State of the Territory Address on Monday. Bryan in general was praised by senators for his message of hopefulness. Still, the governor declared that the state of the territory was one of “distress.”  Bryan said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees approved policies that will help implement Act No. 8155, the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program, in a special session on Wednesday. What was approved requires that financial aid be granted to residents of the Virgin Islands for post-secondary education at UVI.  The Board voted unanimously to approve

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Senate Majority Leader Senator Marvin Blyden expressed his gratitude and appreciation today to the people of the Virgin Islands who have selected him as the “Best Senator of the Virgin Islands on St. Thomas/St. John 2018-2019” in the V.I. Daily News “Best of the V.I.” Readership Poll. “I am

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Marvin Blyden said he joins the Virgin Islands community in celebrating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, urging all Virgin Islanders to live by the principles Dr. King embodied. “At a time when so many people, from young men on our streets to officials

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After returning to the territory from meetings with cruise industry executives, Governor Albert Bryan Jr, signed into law today several bills including one that would make medicinal cannabis accessible to qualified patients here. Governor Bryan signed into law The Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Patient Care Act, which

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas senator says “the territory has made a momentous step towards economic diversification, revenue generation and cultural revitalization.” Bill No. 32-0308, a bill creating the Division of Festivals and the Cultural Heritage Institute under the Department of Tourism, has been signed into law by Governor

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CHRISTIANSTED – “Restoring Unity and Trust Through Vision and Purpose” is the motto and the mission of the 33rd Virgin Islands Legislature’s newly formed 11-member Democratic Majority Caucus, Senators and Senators-elect said today. The new Majority Caucus has selected St. Croix Senator-elect Kenneth L. Gittens as its President and St. Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp advised Senate President Myron Jackson on Friday that he has approved funds for a special election so Virgin Islands’ voters can consider the initiative put forth by citizens to make changes to the structure of the Legislative Body. Bill No. 32-0329, now Act No. 8127, provides

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CHRISTIANSTED — The first two top vote getters in the St. Croix Senate race will be two women who have never held elected office here before. According to John Boyd’s polling of 306 people between September 15 and October 15, Allison DeGazon was in first place with 164 votes, 54

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a herculean effort to help property owners in the Virgin Islands, Senators Myron Jackson and Novelle Francis have responded to the request of American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to sponsor Bill No. 32-0327. This Bill brings together four (4) Uniform Acts: the Uniform Real Property

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