Plaskett announces federal grants coming in from the Technical Assistance Program

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding several grants announced from the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) Technical Assistance Program (TAP). Technical Assistance Program (TAP) grants are awarded on an annual basis through an application process. These grants are intended for short-term, non-capital projects and are not meant to supplant local funding of […]

Extension to Disaster Unemployment Assistance

V.I. Department of Labor Commissioner Designee Gary Molloy announced Wednesday an extension to the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). A press release to USVI NEWS said VIDOL, in collaboration with the Office of the Governor, had secured an extension for all residents of the territory who became unemployed as a direct result of Hurricanes Irma and/or […]

Legislature shakes up leadership

A change of leadership at the legislature of the Virgin Islands.  Members of the majority made the announcement on Thursday.  Majority Leader Senator Marvin Blyden finalized the reorganization of the 33rd Legislature’s Majority caucus.  He said the resolution to reorganize was supported by nine members of the legislature.  The Bill: Number 33-0089 solidified the election […]