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Prohibition on Distribution of Crime, Accident Scene Info Passes Senat...

In a day and age where nearly every individual has a camera right in their pocket, lawmake...

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DPNR Identifies Lionfish as Possible Export for Local Fishermen

Lawmakers nibbled at the idea of exploring the exportation of lionfish, a local, tasty and...

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VI Govt Finalizes $100m Line of Credit Extension

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announced that the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority (PFA)...

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Executive Branch Rep Evades Further Questions Over Misuse of $45 milli...

On Monday, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) once again testified before the Senat...

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SRMC’s Financial Position Concerns Senators

Schneider Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) financial position alarmed lawmakers during a s...

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Virgin Islands Government Satisfies $45 million Payment Towards VITOL...

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announced on Monday May 1st that the Government of the Virgin Is...

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100-Year Old Virgin Islanders to Receive Lump-Sum Award Under Proposed...

A bill to award centenarians with a single, lump sum payment of $5,000 instead of two sepa...

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Governor Calls for Special Session of Legislature to Establish $150 Mi...

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. submitted a letter to Senate President Novelle E. Francis, which...

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Confusion on Cannabis Use in the Virgin Islands

Lawmakers have attempted to clear the smoke when it comes to cannabis regulations in the T...

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Bill to Establish Local Farm and Food Council Passes Senate Committee

Seeds of the Virgin Islands Agriculture Plan continue to sprout as lawmakers advanced a bi...

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Senator Seeks to Establish VI Attorney General as an Elected Office

The Attorney General of the United States Virgin Islands serves at the pleasure of the Gov...

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35th Legislature Critique’s Territory’s Emergency Preparedness

ST. THOMAS - The 35th Legislature’s Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Saf...

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35th Legislature’s Replacement Rules “Erases” Minority Caucus

The 35th Legislature voted to adopt a new set of rules during its most recent Regular Sess...

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35th Legislature Commences a New Legislative Session

The 15 members comprising the 35th Legislature swore to faithfully and impartially dischar...

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Senate Seeks Posthumous Pardon of Historic VI Freedom Fighter

Senators are seeking a posthumous pardon of Rothschild “Polly” Francis, a figurehead in th...

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This Week in the Virgin Islands Senate

Following a four-day holiday weekend in observance of Thanksgiving, lawmakers returned to...

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Senate Considers a Handful of Zoning Amendments

Senators seem split on a land use rezoning request that would allow for a large developmen...

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This Week in the VI Senate

An overview of what's happening in the Legislature this week.

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Over 12,000 Virgin Islands Students Qualify for Student Loan Relief, S...

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announced on Wednesday Sept. 21st that over 12,000 students will...

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LEGISLATURE APPROVES 2023 BUDGET

The 34th Legislature of the Virgin Islands approved a budget to govern the Territory for f...

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Senate Approves $5 million Grant for STX Racetrack

Lawmakers voted on Sept 20th during a regular session in favor of appropriating $5 millio...

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Senate Committee Grills Taxicab Commission

A Senate Committee approved legislation designed to empower the executive director of what...

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Frenchman’s Reef to Reopen by End of Year

The Senate ratified an agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands and the owne...

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The Week Ahead in the Virgin Islands Legislature

Summer budget hearings near a close, but the 34th Legislature has a full week ahead.

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Bill to Amend Natural Medicine Regulations Advances to Full Senate

A bill aimed at altering the VI Code’s section pertaining to the use of natural medicine a...

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VI DOJ Projects New Medical Examiner’s Office for STX by Year’s End

The Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) projects completion for a new medical exa...

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Virgin Islands DOE Students and Staff Continue to Leave En Masse

As students return to the classroom, teachers and support staff seem to be leaving en mass...

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Government’s Unclaimed Funds Stash Totals $41.9 million

The Government of the Virgin Islands currently holds $41.9 million in unclaimed property,...

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“No-excuse” Absentee Voting Measure Marches through Senate

Voters registered in the United States Virgin Islands will have more options when casting...

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Lawmakers Look to Reunite Owners with “Unclaimed Funds”

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor holds $15.9 million in unclaimed funds that have bee...

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