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Government House said AG Claude Earl Walker is the acting governor of the territory. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said that Attorney General Claude Walker will serve as Acting Governor beginning late Saturday afternoon as Governor Kenneth Mapp, Lt. Governor Osbert Potter and Finance Commissioner Valdamier Collens are out of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Governor Osbert Potter offered their congratulations to all the winners of Saturday’s Democratic Primary. “We certainly understand the hard work and personal sacrifice necessary to enter public service,” the Governor said. “All the candidates are to be commended for their

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Commentators and political pundits are calling the 2018 Democratic Primary for the gubernatorial team of Albert Bryan and Tregenza Roach with 39.29 percent of the vote (unofficial results). Some 39.9% of the electorate voted for Bryan-Roach with 26 of 30 precincts counted (86.67%). A total of 3,093

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SENATORIAL CANDIDATE ALLISON DEGAZON SAYS HER GEORGIA BUSINESS WAS CLOSED BECAUSE OF ACTIONS HER HUSBAND DID NOT COMPLETE FOR HER BUSINESS. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED —  Democratic senatorial candidate Allison DeGazon admitted that her mortgage business was closed down by the Georgia Secretary of State because her former husband failed to

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Rattan Polling Service, which says it is an independent polling source and has been conducting polling in the Virgin Islands since 1998, said it sampled 300 people in the territory between July 15 and August 1. “The race for the Democratic Gubernatorial nomination appears to be a

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s press conference at Government House on Monday morning “played like a bad joke at the expense of the Virgin Islands people,” Senator Janette Millin Young said. “The governor is not being honest,” Millin Young said. “He is trying to lead the people

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FOOLED AND BEGUILED: Senator Janette Millen-Young says Gov. Kenneth Mapp pulled a fast one on the Legislature. Senators voted 9-5 to approve the Limetree Bay refinery deal. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Shortly after midnight last Thursday morning, nine members of the 32nd Legislature approved the governor’s multi-million-dollar plan to

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PAYDAY LOAN? Senators voted 9-5 to approve the Limetree Bay refinery deal on Wednesday. Critics say the tax concessions granted by the government were not needed for the oil storage terminal company ArcLight Capital Partners to transition the property into a refinery. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp thanked

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OP-ED PIECE BY ATTORNEY ANDREW C. SIMPSON [ad name=”HTML-68″] The Governor and Limetree Bay LLC are trying to hurry a refinery deal through our Legislature with undue speed. As the late Governor Farrelly used to say, “Hurry dog eat raw meat.” The proposed refinery operating agreement is a massive economic

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In his communication to Senate President Myron D. Jackson, U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp approved 14 bills brought forward by the 32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands, signing them into law. At the same time, the territory’s chief executive vetoed three bills in their entirety. Expressing deep concern with sections

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