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A bill to raise the fines for serving alcohol to minors was amended twice before leaving the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning on Friday and forwarded to the Rules and Judiciary Committee.
Members of the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning voted Friday in favor of amending the V.I. Code to make the collection of taxes more efficient.
A bill addressing the issues of maternity leave, postpartum care, early childhood screening, banishment of corporal punishment and health care for incarcerated men and women was held in committee on Friday.
Speakers at the ground-breaking ceremony for the second phase of the Frederiksted Waterline Rehabilitation project called it “a good day for Frederiksted.” The residents of the town will agree with them this fall when the project is done.
After a three-year effort, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor’s Division of Banking and Insurance has more tools to make sure insurance companies in the Virgin Islands are financially stable enough to pay resident's claims.
The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority Governing Board extended the contract for its auditor and approved travel for staff on Thursday.
The average murder victim in the USVI is a 27-year-old man found dead in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. A Source study shows revenge killings drive the territory's troubling murder count.
Senate votes to bailout WAPA with funds from GERS.
After a second emergency meeting on Monday, the governor and senators agreed in principle to make an emergency appropriation later this week to pay immediate past-due accounts to Vitol to restore propane supplies and keep the electricity flowing at the V.I. Water and Power Authority.
Government employees resigning and taking out what they have in the Government Employees Retirement System will accelerate the system’s free fall to bankruptcy.