This delay is due to the recent hurricanes that impacted the GERS system so GERS is awaiting receipt of the fourth quarter payment from the Lottery. A press release will be issued to let retirees know when the bonus will be paid, according to GERS.
Support the VI Source
Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall - we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. Our sites are more popular than ever, but advertising revenues are falling - so you can see why we could use your help. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. If everybody who appreciates our reporting efforts were to help fund it for as little as $1, our future would be much more secure. Thanks in advance for your support!