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VIADC Distributes Taste of Home Treat Bags to 130 VING Troops in Washington D.C.

Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard were both excited to support the Presidential Inauguration and to be welcomed by Virgin Islanders on the mainland.

FEMA Obligates $2.5M to USVI for Costs of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Grants for emergency protective measures are funded through FEMA’s Public Assistance program, which reimburses communities for actions taken in the immediate response and during recovery from a disaster.

USVI Division of Economic Research Launches Territorial Online Survey

The USVI Division of Economic Research’s Office of Management and Budget has launched a territorial online survey that focuses on the impact COVID-19 has had on the territory’s businesses and organizations.

V.I. Energy Office’s Energy Efficiency Rebate Application Goes Virtual

The rebate program allows homeowners, renters and small businesses receive 40 percent rebates on select ENERGY STAR® products purchased in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Plaskett Joins in Delivering Impeachment Article to Senate

As Virgin Islanders tuned in to the State of the Territory address Monday night, V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett was on a more somber mission, taking part in the delivery of an article of impeachment from the House to the U.S. Senate.

State of the Territory is ‘Resurgent;’ Bryan Looks to Future With Hope

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said the V.I. looks toward the next year with renewed hope brought on by increasing tax revenues, new economic development projects and growth in the marine, tech and agriculture industries.

Senators Approve of Governor’s Upbeat Tone in State of the Territory

Senators found Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s third State of the Territory address to be largely “upbeat” and “optimistic,” considering the past year was met with undeniable dilemmas associated with the pandemic and residual fallout from the 2017 hurricanes.
Commissioner of Labor Gary Molloy (Submitted photo)

Department of Labor Completes Launch of Unemployment Insurance Portal

A seamless move from a simple form to a robust portal provides easy access to claimant information for customer-centric service and employment security support.

Plaskett Asking Biden to Replace U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert

V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett has asked President Joe Biden to replace U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert, saying Shappert refuses to meet her, obstructs meetings with other officials for partisan motivations and has replaced V.I. attorneys with stateside people in a discriminatory manner.

VA Offering Veterans Opportunity for COVID-19 Vaccination

The VA Caribbean Healthcare System will be offering COVID-19 vaccinations to groups of veterans. St. Croix veterans will have the first opportunity on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28. Coordination is currently being finalized for the St. Thomas-St. John District and will be published once completed.