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March 3rd, 2024
USVI Governor proposes restricting food stamps to healthy choices


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- At a recent meeting of governors in Washington to discuss priorities for the upcoming federal Farm Bill, Governor Albert A. Bryan highlighted challenges facing the territory's agricultural sector and expressed his hopes for support through new legislation.

December 4th, 2023
Gov Bryan announces holiday admin leave & proclamations


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr on Monday officially declared several key observances for December and announced administrative leave for the holiday season in the US Virgin Islands.

January 29th, 2023
Starting salary For USVI teachers climbs to $50K starting September 2023


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The starting pay for all teachers in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) will be $50,000 beginning in September of this year, Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr announced Thursday evening, January 26, 2023.

January 18th, 2023
Recreational marijuana now legal in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, signed into law the Virgin Islands Cannabis Use Act (Act 8680), which allows for the legal use by adults of marijuana for recreational, medicinal and other purposes. It also allowed for the legal distribution of the drug in the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

November 9th, 2022
Albert A. Bryan Jr secures 2nd term as Governor in USVI

FREDERIKSTED, ST Croix, USVI- Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr, the ninth elected governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) won the gubernatorial race on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, and cemented his legacy as a two-term leader.

October 10th, 2022
Drag racing facility reopens on St Croix, USVI


CHRISTIANSTED, ST Croix, USVI- The long-dormant motorsport of drag racing on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), has left the mechanic shop five years after Hurricanes Irma and Maria damaged the St Croix Motorsports Complex in 2017, and Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr was the first to get behind the steering wheel of a car to participate in a race during a reopening ceremony Sunday, October 9, 2022.

May 31st, 2022
$40M budget gap can be bridged by legalised marijuana- USVI Gov


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- “Framing our Financial Future” is the theme of the Governor Albert A. Bryan administration's budget covering fiscal years 2023 and 2024. The budget, which was submitted to the 34th Legislature Tuesday afternoon, May 31, 2022, among other things provides $16 million for public employees' wage increases and funding for about 1,200 vacancies across all government agencies.

May 11th, 2022
USVI Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr announces re-election bid


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- With an estimated 600 people or more gathered at the Bryan-Roach campaign headquarters on St. Croix filled with enthusiasm, Governor Albert A. Bryan and Lieutenant Governor Tregenza A. Roach announced their bid for reelection Tuesday night, May 10, 2022, highlighting some of what the campaign says are 100 achievements, including one of the most important successes in USVI history: staving off collapse of Government Employees' Retirement System.

December 28th, 2021
786 COVID-19 cases reported as Omicron spreads in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Health (DoH) on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, reported 786 active cases of COVID-19 in the US Virgin Islands, a result of the Omicron variant's extremely high transmissibility, with both districts seeing high levels of spread.

November 10th, 2021
800 jobless, $1.8B economic decline due to USVI refinery closure


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The closure of the Limetree Bay Refinery on St Croix's south shore is projected to result in steep annual economic declines for the US Virgin Islands (USVI), with everything from deep losses in economic activity, nearly 1,000 jobs lost, and a drop of over half a billion dollars in gross domestic product, according to a USVI Bureau of Economic Research report.

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