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Bryan Takes Steps Toward Greater Transparency

News / Top Stories / Virgin Islands / August 16, 2019

Gov. Albert Bryan is moving toward openness in what his administration does on a day-to-day basis.

Government House announced Friday that the governor’s Communications Director, Richard Motta Jr., will hold weekly press briefing to give Virgin Islands media regular opportunities to question the administration about news events. 

The administration has also made public Mr. Bryan’s schedule for the coming week.

Mr. Bryan campaigned, in part, on making government more transparent and keeping the public informed about what the administration is doing. He said on the campaign trail that his administration would be so transparent Virgin Islanders would get sick of it.

Government House Weekly Press Briefing 

When: 1 PM on Monday, August 19th

Where: Government House Ballroom, Christiansted

Who: Government House Communications Director Richard Motta Jr.

Gov. Bryan’s Agenda for Aug. 17th-Aug. 24th

Saturday, Aug. 17 — Grand opening of Neighborhood Pharmacy on St. Croix.

Sunday, Aug. 18: 35th Annual Chili Cook-Off at Brewers Beach on St. Thomas.

Monday, Aug. 19: Graduation ceremony for V.I. Fire Service Class01-2019, 10 a.m. at Government House in Christiansted.

Monday, Aug. 19: Weekly press briefing, 1 p.m. at Government House in Christiansted.

Tuesday, Aug. 20:  Lunch with Governor’s Millennial Council on St. Thomas.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Governor’s Cabinet Meeting on St. John.

Thursday, Aug. 22

“Pass It On,” with Roosevelt Davis, 10:30 a.m. on WSTA-AM 1340. 

Friday, Aug. 23


Saturday, Aug. 24

Meeting with St. Thomas Cricket Association, 11 a.m. at Walker’s By the Sea. 


Robert Moore

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