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Senate: Economic Development and Agriculture
June 21, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The committee has scheduled a hearing to receive testimony from the Virgin Islands banking and financial institutions’ representatives, the V.I. Department of Tourism, Hotel and Tourism Association, the V.I.Taxicab Commission and the V.I. Taxi Associations regarding each entity’s operations, capital projects and initiatives.
BLOCK I 10 a.m.
The committee will hear testimony from banking and financial institutions on the overall state of banking in the territory from, the ability of Virgin Islanders to obtain credit, the impact of global economic trends and rising interest rates, customer services, etc.
LUNCH Noon – 12:45 p.m.
BLOCK II 1 p.m.
The committee will hear testimony from the Department of Tourism on the department’s operations, status of the upcoming cruise ship season, shore excursions, capital projects and initiatives, yet, not limited to these areas outlined.
The Taxicab Commission, Taxi Associations and other shareholders will share testimony on preparation for the upcoming cruise ship season and other related matters.