The Board of Directors of the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce says that businesses in the Virgin Islands cannot afford higher V.I. Employment Security Agency (VIESA) taxes that cover unemployment insurance.
Luis Donastorg, a horse owner and member of the St. Thomas-St. John Horsemen Association, believes that the passage of legislation proposed by the governor to have the Virgin Islands invest $30,000,000 in the sport of horse racing will bring great benefit to the territory.
B. Greg Miller thinks Virgin Islanders can begin to fix many problems by creating more micro-management by the government and fostering more government responsibility, which could begin with sub-district representation.
The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling senators to vote for a bill that would transfer oversight of home schooling from the V.I. Board of Education to the Senate.