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.
To make it more convenient for commercial and recreational fishers to submit their monthly catch reports, the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources is installing new drop boxes in popular fishing launch areas.