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AARP VI Hails New Law Creating Database to Access Important Government Legal Material

Staff Consortium | August 29, 2021

AARP in the Virgin Islands has hailed the signing into law of Bill No. 34-0034 as a win for Virgin Islanders. The measure enacts the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act, providing for the management of electronic legal information in a manner that guarantees the trustworthiness of and continuing access to important government legal material. The bill received unanimous support in the 34th Legislature and was signed into law by Governor Albert Bryan on August 16. AARP in the Virgin Islands testified in favor of the measure. The organization thanked lawmakers for their support as well as the governor for his signature of approval. "In this present era of technology, people have access to the Internet to search for all types of information. The issue is that much of the data needed for research, particularly for developing testimonies during…

RTPark Launches Two New Workforce Development Initiatives…

Staff Consortium | July 15, 2021

The UVI RTPark said Wednesday that it launched two new exciting initiatives in June after hearing the…

Plaskett Introduces Bill Aimed at Helping Rural Port…

Staff Consortium | July 05, 2021

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett has announced bipartisan legislation aimed at increasing internet…

Broadband V.I. Awarded $84.5 Million Contract by Federal…

Ernice Gilbert | June 09, 2021

Broadband VI has won an $84.5 million federal bid to buildout phase 2 of the Connect USVI program, whose…

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Staff Consortium | November 22, 2020

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The National Science Foundation announced Thursday that it will close the huge telescope at the renowned Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico in a blow to scientists world...

Viya Announces Launch of WiFi+ and TV+

Staff Consortium | August 06, 2020

Viya on Wednesday announced the launch of its WiFi+ and TV+ offerings. "Virgin Islanders are demanding more and better connectivity options," Viya said. adding that it has been investing in increasin...

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