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In three resolutions on Wednesday, Public Finance Authority Board members moved money from PFA internal accounts to the Office of Disaster Recovery, which needs $1 million to cover operating expenses for fiscal year 2021.
The 1,500 projects tracked by the Office of Disaster Recovery come with a hefty price tag and numerous challenges. Despite the challenges, 669 of the 1,500 projects have been completed.
At Wednesday’s Finance Committee hearing, senators discussed legislation that would authorize the purchase of more than 3.5 acres of land to expand the footprint of St. Croix’s Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital, long overdue for reconstruction.
The Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix and St. John's Lorendon Lorence Boynes Sr. Ferry Terminal may see major renovations under a measure approved Friday by the Senate Finance Committee.
The Senate Finance Committee on Friday passed a tax amnesty bill to help Virgin Islander face difficult financial times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the coronavirus pandemic, we cannot let our guard down in terms of safeguarding our physical, emotional, and financial health.
The Bureau of Motor Vehicles stands to receive additional funding after the Senate Finance Committee voted on Wednesday to appropriate money for a rebuild of the St. Thomas facility that hurricanes Irma and Maria decimated.
Despite the abilities of the V.I. Supreme and Superior Courts to conduct virtual hearings, child support and paternity hearings have halted since the pandemic hit in March, Attorney General Denise George told the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday.
Amid a myriad of pandemic-related challenges, Chief Justice Rhys Hodge announced at Wednesday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing that, on Aug. 31, the V.I. judicial branch launched a long-awaited electronic filing system for the Superior Court and Supreme Court.
Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority Executive Director Daryl Griffith told senators on Wednesday that "recovery is a marathon," as he relayed “the incredible amount of bureaucracy” that goes into managing and spending nearly $2 billion in disaster grant funding.