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Brian Lever, president of Limetree Bay, told the V.I. Legislature’s Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs and Energy Wednesday that air and water emissions from the restarted refinery will be significantly lower than the previous refinery.
Optimal Printing, located at the corner of the strip mall in the Sunny Isle Annex, opened its doors in 2016 to a host of clients on St. Croix. The family business is in high demand, with printing jobs from government agencies, private businesses, schools, banks, churches and artists.
WAPA is losing money and swimming in debt, with very high electricity costs. Decades of hospitals and government agencies using it an involuntary lender by not paying power bills have starved it, forcing chronic delays in maintenance and upgrades. But not all is doom and gloom.
After more than eight hours of often tense testimony, the Senate Committee of the Whole told the developers of the proposed St. John Marina & the Yacht Club at Summer’s End to revise their permit application to reflect changes since the original permit was approved in 2014.
WAPA is swimming in debt. Where did it come from? What can be done about it? Some in the PSC, Senate and the public feel this debt is the result of mismanagement. Is it? And how much does it matter, if we have to pay up anyway?
A bill to close the loophole permitting men to avoid rape charges by marrying their victims appears to be moving on the fast track, passing through the Senate’s Committee on Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation on Tuesday and through the Rules and Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
It will surprise no one to hear that finances at the V.I. Water and Power Authority are not good. But can it become sustainable? Is the news all bad or is there sunlight?
The question for senators at a Committee on Rules and Judiciary hearing Thursday was not whether the legal system should be changed so more residents can avoid probate, but how much it should change.
Members of the Senate's Committee on Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation moved Tuesday to close a loophole in the territory's laws that allows minors to get married as young as 14 years of age.
The Government Employees' Retirement System governing board voted to not renew the West Indian Company's management agreement for Havensight Mall.