Tarik McMillan asks the delegate to Congress, governor, lieutenant governor and senators to rethink the commemoration of Transfer Day which she calls “an event so closely tied to colonialism.”
Mary Moorhead congratulates the new V.I. Board of Education and hopes it will lead future discussions about much needed education reform.
The St. John Cancer Fund has many people to thank for its very successful ‘Light Up the Night’ fundraiser.
Jason Budsan asks Virgin Islanders to join him across from the 32nd Legislature when the governor gives his State of the Territory Address. Give voice to concerns and issues.
Mary L. Moorhead, St. Croix District member of the V.I. Board of Education, continues her critique of the board with recommendations to solve the problems that block progress.
Mary L. Moorhead gives a summary and critique of her first term as a member and briefly the chairman of the St. Croix District Board of Education. It has been a time of accomplishment and a time of conflict.(Part I)
Ivan Butcher II writes about Commemorating Transfer Day 2017 in a different way.
The Board of Directors of the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce says that businesses in the Virgin Islands cannot afford higher V.I. Employment Security Agency (VIESA) taxes that cover unemployment insurance.
Luis Donastorg, a horse owner and member of the St. Thomas-St. John Horsemen Association, believes that the passage of legislation proposed by the governor to have the Virgin Islands invest $30,000,000 in the sport of horse racing will bring great benefit to the territory.
Ivan Butcher II believes that independent contracting would solve some of the Virgin Islands’ employment problems if the Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) would cover those contractors.