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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands government said that it would announce the winners of the “Vax To Win USVI” lottery on July 9. Then in the weekly Government House press conference last week, the government put up a graphic on screen that said the lottery winners would be announced on

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announced that he is expanding the general vaccine lottery to include USVI residents who have received only one dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine — increasing the total prize amount from $1 million to $2 million — and will now hold 10 consecutive

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the St. Croix Bookmobile will be parked in front of Government House on Thursday, June 24th at 10 a.m. for STORY TIME HOUR ON WHEELS with this weeks’ guest reader, First Lady Yolanda Bryan.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement concerning Limetree Bay RefInery’s announcement to suspend the restart of refinery operations and lay off 271 employees: “Our administration continues to maintain its position of supporting a restart in refinery operations that fully considers the health and safety of St. Croix

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan will host an hourlong episode of “The Press Box” to take questions and address residents’ concerns at 5:30 p.m. today. The interactive event will be livestreamed on the Government House Facebook page – facebook.com/GovernmentHouseUSVI. During the live feed of the Virtual Town Hall program, residents can ask

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement congratulating native Virgin Islander Adrianne Todman following the announcement that President Biden intends to nominate her for the position of Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: “I want to congratulate Adrianne Todman on the announcement of her nomination and also thank

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee unanimously approved Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s nomination of Derek Gabriel to become the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works. All six members of the Senate committee voted in favor of moving Gabriel’s nomination forward for a vote by the full 34th Legislature.

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CHRISTIANSTED — During today’s Government House weekly press briefing, Communications Director Richard Motta gave details about how President Biden’s American Rescue Plan will affect territorial residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to $1,400 stimulus checks paid directly to individuals, the American Rescue Act will help further the Virgin Islands government’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands has received about $12 million from the COVID-19 aid bill passed by Congress in December to aid the territory’s residents with rent payments, Senator Marvin Blyden said. Blyden called on Governor Albert Bryan to take swift action to implement a program of financial

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CHRISTIANSTED — The now-former vice president could have gone anywhere. But to get away and just feel safe, Mike Pence — who left office eight days ago — chose St. Croix. News that the 2016 and 2020 running mate of Donald Trump was in the territory came less than a day

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