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.
Mary L. Moorhead points out to the Virgin Islands’ senators that the progress of technology in public schools is quite different when St. Croix is compared to St. Thomas.
Ivan Butcher II attended the 15th Caribbean Urban and Community Forestry Conference and shares what he learned there.
B. Greg Miller thinks Virgin Islanders can begin to fix many problems by creating more micro-management by the government and fostering more government responsibility, which could begin with sub-district representation.
Ivan Butcher II tells why he is in favor of building a paper recycling plant and a publishing house in the territory.
The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling senators to vote for a bill that would transfer oversight of home schooling from the V.I. Board of Education to the Senate.