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In case you were doing something a lot more interesting than listening to the speech by Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. Here are the highlights and insights: The good news: the economy grew almost two percent last year. The bad news: Most of the growth is coming from FEMA and federal

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We’ve all heard it: Merry Christmas! How politically incorrect Fool! It is Happy Holidays. The dividing lines are clearly drawn, it has taken decades, but it is so clear there are two near majority camps in the United States. Old fashioned Judea-Christians (“Merry Christmas”) and progressives (Democrats): “Happy Holidays”. No

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We all know the dire situation WAPA finds itself in (and therefore, the economy and people of the VI). It is about lights out now that they can’t extract anymore money from an already burdened customer base. Even most politicians are running for cover (except Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.) Here

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Dear Editor: I do not support the Governor’s attempt to amend the law to allow recreational use of marijuana. I listened to the Special Senate Session yesterday – the whole darn thing. A couple of observations. This smells like a progressive democrat agenda, led by a progressive democrat (Bryan). Proponents

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By GARY POKORNY The Virgin Islands is in critical condition! New leaders have been elected. They are searching for ideas and a plan to take the boat off the rocks. I have been outspoken for the need to balance the General Fund not next year, but now. If they can’t

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By GARY POKORNY On January 28, 2019 Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. was clear: The General Fund had virtually no cash, and the people of the Virgin Islands were owed $600 million in short term accounts payable. He used words like “In distress” and this phase: “We are confronted with the

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Written By: GARY POKORNY On January 28, 2019 Governor Albert Bryan Jr. gave his first State of the Territory Address. I would encourage every citizen of the Virgin Islands to read this speech. Governor Bryan was clear: The General Fund has virtually no cash on hand, and $600 million in short

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Free tuition for Virgin Islands students, how can you argue against Act 8155? Dr. Hall seemed to outline a compelling case for providing free college tuition to any Virgin Islander who can maintain a 2.5 GPA. I say there are a number of questions that need to be answered before

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