The mission is to assist the governor in the development and implementation of the V.I. workforce development system as well as create a skilled and prepared workforce.
As a former advisor, Whitaker has championed for many years for the reboot of the council. The Legislature is now accepting applications.
FEMA has awarded the V.I. Department of Public Works $26,394,709 for eight road projects in both the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts.
Disaster assistance funding for Head Start helps to ensure that it will be able to continue operations despite natural disasters.
The Florida legislation bans cruise ships embarking from its ports from requiring proof of vaccination, an action that Bryan said contradicts the CDC guidelines and would stifle the restart of the cruise industry.
Licensed child care and early childhood providers in the territory may apply and receive up to $30,000 in grant funding to strengthen, improve, and/or remediate their programs.
Scammers use sophisticated tactics to deceive people into providing sensitive information or money. They target everyone – even the elderly – and their tactics continue to evolve.
The amnesty period during which interests and penalties assessed against all outstanding real property taxes in the territory are waived will expire on June 30.
Commissioner Gabriel takes the helm of the V.I. Department of Public Works (DPW), which currently has a dozen major road projects underway.
Around 12:10 p.m., an explosive device threat was reported to the VIPA Police Division.