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Labor Hosts Employer Forums to Target Key Sectors of Territory’s Industry

This was an open forum with two sessions focused on the small business community represented by the Chambers of Commerce as well as the Hotel and Tourism Associations.

This Week’s Senate Calendar: April 19 – 23, 2021

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
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FEMA Updates Its COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

Using a call center guarantees that applicants already experiencing loss and grief can speak to people who are specifically trained to walk them through the application process.

Office of the Lieutenant Governor’s Closure Extended Until Tuesday, April 20

Certain divisions were closed temporarily to undergo sanitization protocols, due to concerns with at least one employee testing positive for COVID-19
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Public Hemp Commission to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on April 22

There will be an executive session for the first half hour. The media and the public are invited to attend.
Casino Control offices on St. Croix. (Bill Kossler photo)

Casino Control Commission to Hold Regular Meeting and Hearing April 27

The commission will address administrative resolutions issued for employees’ licenses and conduct a hearing for VIGL representatives to address violations of Title 32.

DLCA Reports Latest Fuel Price Survey Results as of April 12

Fuel surveys are designed to inform consumers of the most affordable fuel prices throughout the territory.

VIEO Real-Time Energy Monitoring Pilot Program Application Opens for Participation

With this program, the Virgin Islands Energy Office aims to give people more transparency into their energy profile, i.e., how much electricity they use and when.

DPW St. John Office Is Undergoing Reconstruction Through May 17.

The Department of Public Works (DPW) recently began reconstruction on the second floor of its office building in Susannaberg, St. John.

U.S. Maritime Administration Awards VIPA National Project Designation

With this designation, the U.S. Virgin Islands is now included in the United States’ federal marine highway system.