weekly press briefing

Agriculture Commissioner Positive Nelson, center, joined by Deputy Commissioner Khadija Blyden, left, and Assistant Commissioner Diana Collingwood, shares updates on initiatives at the department during the Government House press briefing Monday on St. Croix.

ST. CROIX — Some residents can look forward to receiving an early holiday gift as $11.4 million in income tax refunds will be released later this month.

Government House spokesperson Richard Motta made the announcement Monday afternoon at a scheduled press briefing on St. Croix.

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