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Senate Passes Bill Providing $5 Million to Support Construction of Randall 'Doc' James Racetrack

Ernice Gilbert | September 21, 2022

Senators on Tuesday moved to approve $5 million in funding from the St. Croix Infrastructure Fund to be used to support the construction of the Randall 'Doc' James Racetrack.  The funds will be utilized as part of the recent agreement signed between the government of the Virgin Islands and VIGL, which was announced by Governor Albert Bryan last week. The funding was approved through Bill No. 34-0340 and is expected to gain Mr. Bryan's approval. It appropriates $5 million to the V.I. Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation as a grant to be used by VIGL to assist with the completion of the Randall “Doc” James Racetrack on the island of St. Croix. The measure was sponsored by Senator Javan James, who Mr. Bryan thanked during the press event announcing the GVI-VIGL agreement last week. On Tuesday, Mr. James said, “Bill No. 34-0340 compliments…

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