After members of the Government Employees' Retirement System Board of Trustees heard their treasurer's report Thursday, board member Carol Callwood said, “we are quickly getting to a place we don’t want to be.”
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has issued an executive order declaring a state of public exigency for Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital, according to the hospital.
The crowd that gathered on St. John Wednesday evening to discuss plans for the construction of a new school differed on what grades it should serve and the kinds of programs it should offer, but there was one area of consensus: the school should be relocated to property now owned by the Virgin Islands National Park in Estate Catherineberg.
Tuesday’s oral arguments in a Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of Puerto Rico’s financial oversight board could impact the treatment of future cases involving U.S. territories.
In September 2009, after receiving a petition signed by 700 Virgin Island consumers, the Interior Department’s Inspector General’s office got involved in the issue of electrical power in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
After several attempts by previous administrations to get it done, a long defunct Street Addressing Initiative is now getting a second wind under the Lieutenant Governor’s Office, with actual deadlines set to finish pilots on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.
“There are issues” with spending $8 billion dollars of hurricane recovery federal funds, Adrienne Williams-Octalien, director of the Office of Disaster Recovery, told senators Wednesday. Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory said the process was “messy” and she is very concerned.