The Rules and Judiciary Committee sent the nomination of Annie Day Henry to the Public Employee Relations Board and a resolution honoring Paradise Jam founder Nels Hawkinson to the Senate floor Thursday with favorable recommendations.
The U.S. Virgin Islands is getting a $505,000 coral reef management grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Delegate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) announced July 13.
Two of Delegate Stacey Plaskett’s (D-VI) former personal staffers were arrested Thursday and charged with hacking her cell phone, stealing personal photos and videos and illegally posting them online on a phony Facebook account.
Bills setting new anti-doping regulations for horse racing and consolidating the two territorial horse racing commissions into a single commission were sent Thursday to the full Senate for final votes.
St. Croix waste haulers objected en masse Thursday night to fees being imposed by the V.I. Waste Management Authority beginning Aug. 1 – with several saying households also should pay to dispose of the territory’s trash.
Legislation to slightly increase franchise taxes for corporations, a small tax on each licensed corporation doing business in the territory, was amended to limit its impact on capital investments, then sent out of the Rules and Judiciary Committee Thursday for a final vote.