Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter will be leaving the territory March 22 to attend the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association Federal-State Relations Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, acting as governor, has signed into law a bill to allow the government to pay temporarily officials on loan from the federal government at higher than usual salaries.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp and a majority of V.I. legislators are in Florida this week networking and attending seminars at the annual Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Fort Lauderdale.
The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s (WAPA) Internet Service Provider (ISP) is currently experiencing technical problems.
Senate President Neville James said Tuesday that the Legislature is exploring an alternate route to get $1.5 million set aside for nonprofits into the hands of local organizations.
The USVI Centennial Commission Act is one step closer to becoming law, after it passed the U.S. Congress's Committee on Oversight and Government Reform with a unanimous vote Tuesday.
The V.I. Legislature approved increasing the local minimum wage to $10.50 per hour by the end of 2018.
Senators voted to approve an increase in taxes on cigarettes, to allow smoking in "cigar factories" that make and sell cigars, along with a slew of other legislation during session Thursday.
The V.I. Legislature voted Thursday to override Gov. Kenneth Mapp's vetoes of bills reforming probate law for inherited retirement investments and creating a fiber optic licensing board.
The UVI Research and Technology Park board voted to revise the 2016 budget after a $1 million allocation by the V.I. government was denied, asserting they can raise the funds from commercial revenues.