Governor Albert Bryan Jr.
CHRISTIANSTED — The failure of the Bryan-Roach Administration to properly maintain St. Croix’s roads and public spaces has reached pandemic levels — citizens complained on social media this weekend. As these pictures of the Virgin Islands Department of Finance—Bureau of Internal Revenue property in Estate Diamond-Ruby—adjacent to the Sunny Isle
CHRISTIANSTED — The Boy Scouts motto is: “Be Prepared.” So when coronavirus happened in 2020, it didn’t prevent six St. Croix scouts from achieving the top rank of Eagle Scout. But instead of being recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at the Howard M. Wall Boy Scout Camp
USVI Government Takes Out A $60 Million Line Of Credit At Local Banks To Make Payroll … Because It’s Broke!
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan and Lt. Governor Tregenza Roach closed on a $60 million line of credit with two local banks approved earlier this year by the 33rd Legislature, known as a Revenue Anticipation Note (RAN) to supplement government operations in anticipation of a potential decline in fiscal
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works says it “has spearheaded several key initiatives with the goal of improving the quality of life for all Virgin Islanders.” One of these projects is a Landscaping Pilot Program which officially mobilized in December, according to DPW. The contractor for
CHRISTIANSTED — Hundreds of U.S. Virgin Islands renters face the prospect of eviction in January unless federal officials extend protections put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. On September 4, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a sweeping order that temporarily halted all United States evictions through December 31,
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan has asked the 33rd Legislature to take up his request during their Special Session on Tuesday, December 8, to extend the State of Emergency until February 6, 2021. The current State of Emergency expires on December 8. “Given that the USVI is a major travel destination,
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The administration’s Office of Management and Budget held its fall Revenue Estimating Conference on Wednesday where 18 of the government’s revenue-generating agencies provided a revenue outlook for Fiscal Year 2021. Governor Albert Bryan, OMB Director Jenifer O’Neal, and members of the governor’s cabinet shared the FY 21 revenue forecast with attendees at the virtual conference, which included members of the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas boat captain who lives on his vessel said he bought $105 worth of pizza and drinks at sea — and then was given a whopping $1,000 ticket from a health inspector for not wearing a face mask. Charlie Knape, who lives aboard his vessel
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has called the 33rd Legislature into a Special Session to take action on his proposal to reauthorize the Matching Fund Securitization, as well as to address two other legislative matters. Bryan set the date for the session as December 3. The
CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan welcomed a six-person delegation from Indonesia to Government House on St. Croix recently. Dr. Nana Yuliana, consul general of the Republic of Indonesia, and her five-person delegation made their inaugural trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands from their home base in Texas. Dr. Yuliana was