Gubernatorial Candidate Soraya Diase-Coffelt
OP-ED: Governor’s Repeated Extensions of the State of Emergency ‘Further Tramples’ on V.I. Laws Requiring Financial Accountability and Transparency To The People
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT AN OPINION-EDITORIAL PIECE Virgin Islands law authorizes a governor to declare a state of emergency for emergencies and major disasters. No declaration can last longer than thirty days, however, unless a governor renews it and explains the basis for the renewal.