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Fresh Batch of Stimulus Payments Rolling Out This Week; Administration on Track to Release All $1,400…

Kyle Murphy | May 11, 2021

A second batch of 10,000 stimulus checks worth $1,400 each will be sent to qualifying Virgin Islanders this week, said Lt. Governor Tregenza Roach during the Bryan administration’s weekly press briefing Monday. He said the administration was on track to mail out all stimulus checks connected to the $1,400 payments in the month of May, with the average amount going out per household equating to approximately $2,500, Mr. Roach said. The lieutenant governor also thanked Clarina Modeste-Elliot, assistant commissioner of the Dept. of Finance, who served as acting commissioner from Oct. 2020 until a replacement for Kirk Callwood was chosen. “She has done a great job of steering the department and performing her normal duties. I also wish to thank her personally for her service on the Banking Board, which I chair. We thank her dedication to the…

Labor Commissioner Now Says Notices for Dec. 2020…

Kyle Murphy | May 10, 2021

Senators in the Committee on Education and Workforce Development on Friday expressed frustrations with…

Last Round of $600 Checks to be Sent Out This Week;…

Kyle Murphy | April 26, 2021

The Bryan administration will make the last set of $600 Covid-19 stimulus payments to Virgin Islanders…

It's Like 'Starting Over From the Beginning': Dept.…

Ernice Gilbert | April 22, 2021

The V.I. Dept. of Labor is nowhere close to start making federal unemployment payments from the American…

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