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Bryan Vetoes Bill Seeking to Restructure Cannabis Advisory Board Among 5 Other Measures. He Signed 16…

Staff Consortium | July 31, 2020

Government House on Friday announced that Governor Albert Bryan has taken action on 22 measures, vetoing six while signing 16 into law. Among the measures the governor approved, according to Gov't House, is Bill No. 33-0077, which is focused on preventing financial exploitation and abuse of elderly persons and dependent adults. However, Mr. Bryan also recommended revising the bill to include any exploitation of those persons, not just financial exploitation; strengthening punishments and penalties; and fixing language so the bill will allow the Virgin Islands Department of Human Services to request certain financial records that are allowed to be obtained by only federal entities and law enforcement agencies, Government House said. He also signed into law Bill No. 33-0275, which allows appropriation of $8.2 million from the Revenue Matching…

Lieutenant Governor Roach Seeks Abandonment of Contact…

Staff Consortium | July 28, 2020

Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach has notified Governor Albert Bryan that he does not believe that…

Bryan Announces Nominations of Two Attorneys to Serve…

Staff Consortium | July 28, 2020

Governor Albert Bryan on Monday afternoon announced his nomination of two attorneys to serve in the…

Bryan Says He Would Recuse Himself From Daughter's…

Ernice Gilbert | July 28, 2020

Governor Albert Bryan on Monday struck a different tone relative to a Dept. of Health $1 million no-bid…

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