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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Janette Millin Young said that she was an eyewitness and “willing listener” to the “strong protests” that WAPA employees voiced at the Earle B. Ottley Complex on Wednesday. The most important issue before the employees was a proposed bargaining agreement that WAPA employees said “did not

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Democratic challenger Albert Bryan Jr. are in a statistical dead heat in the weeks leading up to the November 6th general election, according to a new poll released yesterday. The University of the Virgin Islands poll said that Mapp and Bryan are tied

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Workforce Development, Consumer Affairs an Culture chaired by Sen. Janelle Sarauw, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Wednesday, to vote and approve Bill No. 32-0193-An Act to honor and commend the Honorable Judge Eileen R. Peterson for her service to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy & Environmental Protection, chaired by Sen. Sammuel Sanes, met on Wednesday. The committee sought to take testimony to amend the plastic bag ban to include disposable plastic straws and other measures. Amendment No. 32-740 for Bill No. 32-0220, an Act

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said he extended kudos to members of the 32nd Legislature for taking steps to allow his July 30th Executive Order raising base wages for government workers to go forward. Senators’ approval of Bill No. 32-0237 extends Mapp’s increased minimum wage provision for Executive Branch employees

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he participated in the 10th annual observance of National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims on Tuesday. Sharing some personal experiences on the sobering topic, Mapp recalled a childhood friend being murdered by her former spouse. “Murder is a crime that not only

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Wednesday and considered several lease agreements between the Department of Property and Procurement (DPP) on behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands (GVI) and private entities. All

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, chaired by Sen. Brian Smith, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to receive testimony on preparedness for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season from officials of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency

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GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP REAPPOINTED LAUREL HEWITT SEWER TO THE VIPA BOARD [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has nominated Lennox Joseph to the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority Board of Directors. The term of appointment is four years. Joseph will represent the St. Croix

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BUSY WORK: Senate President Myron Jackson and St. Croix Senator Kurt Vialet confer on a piece of legislation on Friday. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the 32nd Legislature, chaired by Senate President Myron Jackson, convened in Legislative Session at the Capitol Building on Friday, to

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