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Nearly three years after the 2017 hurricanes, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources’ Division of Fish and Wildlife has launched a highly anticipated disaster relief program that offers financial assistance to fishers who suffered losses due to the hurricanes.
The Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission is vying for control over limousine and tour broker operator licenses and says seeking legislation for that aim is a goal for fiscal year 2021.
The Bureau of Motor Vehicles is implementing several changes to automate processes and help address insurance and car registration concerns during the global pandemic, Director Barbara Jackson-McIntosh told senators Thursday.
Labor Commissioner Gary Molloy told senators that the flood of applications coming in for unemployment benefits is far greater than what was experienced in 2017 after two Category 5 hurricanes ravaged the territory.
Virgin Islands Lottery Executive Director Raymond Williams said the lottery’s traditional game has dropped significantly in sales due to the worldwide pandemic.
Members of the V.I. Senate's Finance Committee pressed officials from the Magens Bay Authority Board of Directors to create new food and drink concessions that reflect Caribbean culture in both Magens Bay Park and Smith Bay Park.
Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt told the Senate Finance Committee Friday that the proposed budget for his department will not let him hire enough personnel to meet all their demands.
The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission remains frustrated over the lack of an administration appointed nominee for the director position of the Division of Gaming Enforcement and the position of Casino Control Commission chairman.
Senators grilled V.I. Department of Property and Procurement Commissioner Anthony Thomas at Friday's budget hearing about having too many high-paying leadership positions within the department.
At the Senate Finance Committee’s budget hearing for the Bureau of Corrections and the Bureau of Information Technology, senators’ questions covered a wide swath of territory, from what corrections officers are paid to whether government computers are safe from hackers.