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CHRISTIANSTED — In an effort to “fast track” horse racing in the territory and provide clarity to all parties on the prevailing issues, Governor Bryan convened a meeting Friday with VIGL Racing Operations, the Chairman of the Virgin Islands Horse Racing Commission and representatives of both the St. Croix and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Lawmakers approved a bill that would ban the sale of sunscreens with ingredients that environmentalists say are harming the ocean. The Virgin Islands Legislature on Monday unanimously passed bill number 33-0043, which bans the sale, distribution and import of sunscreen products containing oxybenzone and octinoxate. Environmentalists welcomed the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. issued a condolence statement today on the death of Vashti Hewitt Mapp, mother of former Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp. She was 90. “We are saddened by the passing of Mrs. Vashti Hewitt Mapp and extend our deepest and most heartfelt condolence to the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Administration officials from the Department of Human Services will testify before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Medicaid “Fiscal Cliff” in Washington D.C today, where they will continue the administration’s push for congressional action to prevent the U.S. Virgin Islands and other insular territories from falling

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. discussed upgrading the Visitor’s Center at Salt River National Park during a meeting at Government House today with Assistant Secretary of Insular Affairs Douglas Domenech and National Park Service Deputy Director Dan Smith. Bryan said he is reviewing an agreement between the Government

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Wednesday signed ten bills that were passed by the 33rd Legislature on May 14 and 15, including an extension to the deadline for establishing rules and regulations governing medical marijuana and a bill prohibiting veterans who receive taxi medallions from selling them

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CHRISTIANSTED — Members of Governor Albert Bryan, Jr’s cabinet came together Wednesday at Government House on St. Croix to discuss the Administration’s FY 2020 budget and policy priorities. The governor opened Wednesday’s meeting by thanking members of his cabinet for working through their respective agencies to “stabilize the government and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will make an official announcement of his signing the U.S. Virgin Islands into the AARP network of age-friendly communities tomorrow. The announcement, as well as address by the governor and other leaders of AARP in The Virgin Islands, will take place during the government

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MIAMI — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. addressed the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) that took place in Miami Beach this week and said that the tourism industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands is robust — and now is the time for investors to take advantage of what the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr, on Tuesday announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would cover the cost of replacing the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital (JFL) in St. Croix after it sustained severe damage during hurricane Maria in September 2017.  FEMA has reviewed the proposed replacement of Governor

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