Three candidates for governor presented their platforms at the University of the Virgin Islands’ Gubernatorial Forum Tuesday evening, fielding questions ranging from saving the Government Employees Retirement System and shoring up the agriculture industry.
To inform the community on where the candidates stand, the Source sent each senatorial candidate a questionnaire with questions on pressing issues for the...
The first day of early voting saw an overwhelming support of voters eager to cast their ballots.
The Board of Elections requests that the respective party leaderships -- Democratic, Republican, ICM -- and Independent candidates taking part in the 2018 General Election submit a list of names for poll watchers and specify the polling place the poll watcher will be assigned.
The supervisor urges the elderly, individuals with disabilities and voters who are traveling to vote during early voting to avoid lines at the polling places. People must apply before Sept. 20 for any absentee ballot that will be mailed off island.
The current annual UVI tuition cost is $4,631 per undergraduate student. For 1,700 students, the total tuition cost would be $7,872,700 per year.
“The Bryan-Roach team believes that making higher education more accessible and affordable to our people is critical to improving the quality of life in our community,” said Bryan.
According to Virgin Islands law, the Move Act, absentee ballot applications are now available as of Sept. 11 through Sept. 20.
Albert Bryan Jr., who is a candidate for governor, says he is being inundated with calls from troubled parents and others about delayed openings of Virgin Islands' public school.
Candidates Bryan-Roach say they are the only team running for governor and lieutenant governor who are offering a well-researched plan for keeping the Government Employees Retirement System (GERS) viable.