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Members of the 34th Legislature took their oaths of office in an outdoor ceremony on Monday, with Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory as the new Senate president.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Monday signed into law 23 bills forwarded to him from the 33rd Legislature’s last session held on Dec. 11, 2020, and vetoed six others.
What started as a public nuisance 18 months ago on St. John has grown into a daily battle for neighboring residents who have filed numerous complaints and spoken with various authorities about the perpetual cries of several dogs.
Naturally, since 2020 has been a very hard year on humans, we crossed our fingers and hoped we would be able to locate our friend Idle the iguana as we entered 2021.
The V.I. Senate on Wednesday pulled from its agenda a 90-page cannabis bill that would expand the legalization of medicinal cannabis.
Meeting in special session on Tuesday the V.I. Senate did not approve a newly revamped version of Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.'s securitization proposal, instead, sending it to the Finance Committee for further consideration.
To negate a long-standing debt owed to the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, the Virgin Islands Port Authority requested Senate approval for a disposition of property.
In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, government officials realized legislative records and archival journals stored in the basement of a building in Cruz Bay had been nearly destroyed after the basement flooded.
Restoration of Government House on St. Thomas will be completed by the end of 2021, Dale Davis, special assistant to the governor, told members of the Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging at a hearing on Tuesday.
The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs is introducing a new business license for short-term rentals it promises will help crack down on people who rent out their residences against the bylaws of homeowners associations.