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Though no testifiers were present at the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday, their submitted testimonies found Bill No. 33-0216 “too harsh” in terms of punishment for government employees who are convicted of certain felony offenses. The committee decided to hold the bill for further amendments and discussion.
The Virgin Islands Housing Authority unveiled a portfolio plan for lawmakers that spans 10 years, requires an investment of $830 million, will generate or impact 3,300 jobs and create more than 2,700 affordable apartments between St. Thomas and St. Croix.
Have you ever wondered why the roads in the Virgin Islands are riddled with potholes and who is responsible for maintaining the streets that residents must precariously navigate each day? Why do some streets seem to get maintained before others?
Swarms of guests of all ages wearily entered the ghastly entrance of the Humane Society’s first haunted Halloween fundraiser "Nightmare Manor."
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 portion of the USVI population designated as seniors – 65 years of age and older – is growing faster than programs needed to provide health care services for them.
The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee rejected the nomination of Vincent Joseph to serve on the Government Employees Retirement System Board of Trustees and Edward Foerstal to serve on the Coastal Zone Management Commission.
Major demolition and construction of the territory's new public schools will begin in the summer of 2020 should FEMA funds arrive as expected in March of that year, said Department of Education Architect Assistant Director Chaneel Callwood during the New Schools Construction Advisory Board meeting Thursday evening.
DiamondRock Hospitality, the owners of Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort and Spa, presented a donation for $45,000 to the Commissioner of Sports, Parks and Recreation Calvert White for the renovation of Frenchtown’s Joseph Aubain Ballfield Wednesday.
Lawmakers in the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, Public Safety and Veteran Affairs push forward a gun violence bill on Wednesday after various testifiers cautioned senators of budget apprehensions and redundancies.
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