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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Bill No. 32-0173, a Resolution honoring the Family Resource Center (FRC), authored by Senator Janelle K. Sarauw, sponsored by Senators Myron Jackson, Marvin Blyden, Dwayne M. DeGraff, Jean A. Forde, and Alicia Chucky Hansen, was unanimously passed in Friday’s Legislative Session. Senator

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary, chaired by Sen. Novelle Francis, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to vote and approve the nominations of Sheldon Turnbull and Laura Palminteri, DVM to serve as a member on the Virgin Islands

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CRUZ BAY — Members of the Committee on Housing, Public Works, Waste Management and Planning, chaired by Sen. Marvin Blyden, held a meeting at the Cleone Henrietta Creque Legislative Conference Room on Wednesday. The members in attendance voted favorably for Coastal Zone Management (CZM) permit

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MARIETTA, Georgia — Police records from Cobb County indicate that St. Croix Senatorial candidate Allison DeGazon was arrested for an alleged instance of domestic violence nearly 16 years ago. Allison DeGazon was 28 years old when she was arrested on Dallas Road in Powder Springs,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Tuesday, to receive testimony from the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA), and the West Indian Company Limited on the FY 2019 budget

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Monday, to receive testimony from officials from the Virgin Islands Carnival, Festival & Cultural Organization of St. John, The Crucian Christmas Festival, The

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Senate President Myron Jackson and Vice-President Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly said that a new permanent home for the Legislature on St. Croix has been found. Rivera-O’Reilly said that the new location — the Jett Building in Estate Golden Rock — was purchased for $975,000. “We

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MAKING FRIENDS: Marla Matthew, Principal of St. Joseph High School on St. Croix, congratulates the school’s English teacher, Wayne James, upon his election as a Senator in the Virgin Islands Legislature in November 2008. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERISTED — On March 10, 2008, Wayne James, 57, was deposed

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Former St. Croix Senator Wayne James is set to go to trial on Monday to face federal corruption charges that he stole taxpayer money to pay for a personal trip to Europe. James, an attorney himself, has been successful in delaying the

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SOUND ASLEEP: On the floor of the Legislature, incumbent Senator-At-Large Brian Smith. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CRUZ BAY –– The last place finisher in the Senator-At-Large race has petitioned the Board of Elections to do a “manual recount” of the votes from the Democratic Primary on Saturday. Senator Brian

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