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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Acting Governor Osbert Potter vetoed legislation Tuesday that is in conflict with federal laws established to protect the voting rights of overseas military personnel. Potter vetoed Bill No. 32-0189, which changes timelines for the filing of nomination papers with the Board of Elections, as well as reprograms

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said that Governor Kenneth Mapp left to go Puerto Rico today. Sandra Goomansingh, the official spokeswoman for Mapp, said today that the reason for the visit was “a personal trip.” In Mapp’s absence, Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter will serve as Acting Governor through

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Facebook clone of Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty is asking people in the Virgin Islands to apply for National Endowment for the Humanities grants, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The scammer uses the same profile picture that Nicholson-Doty uses on Facebook, so it is nearly

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Governor Kenneth Mapp (left) stands next to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma. WASHINGTON — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he and “his team” were back at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday to continue

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp’s Hurricane Recovery and Resilience Task Force is hosting several community meetings in order to inform and engage the public on its efforts. Space is still available for those interested in participating in the first of the meetings, the Housing Information Session, scheduled

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]CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The United States Department of Treasury announced Wednesday that it has approved Governor Kenneth Mapp’s nomination of 14 neighborhoods on St. Thomas and St. Croix as Qualified Opportunity Zones eligible for U.S. tax breaks under the massive tax bill passed by Congress last December. Governor Mapp has said the new federal tax incentives

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp has approved contracts for four more road projects on St. Croix. The projects, which will be completed by V.I. Paving and VIAPCO, are “expected to vastly improve road conditions on the big island,” Mapp said. The plans for Melvin Evans Highway include pavement rehabilitation

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CHRISTIANSTED – While the assessment of damage and losses is still being completed for educational facilities across the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has qualified the USVI for $107 million in assistance for temporary classrooms for the 2018-19 school year, which begins on September 4, 2018.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp thanked members of the 32nd Legislature for their support and congratulated all nominees confirmed during today’s Legislative Session. “I appreciate the Legislature’s action on these important nominations so that those appointed can move forward with confidence,” Mapp said. “The Department of Public Works, the

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MIAMI — It’s now been more than six months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria demolished the region. Former President Bill Clinton brought his foundation to Coral Gables on Tuesday to propose ways to rebuild the Caribbean stronger. Category 5 Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused $106 billion damage when they roared

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