Tag: Gov. Kenneth Mapp

Governor Expresses Condolences To People of Anguilla Over Emile Gumbs’ Death

LADY JOSEPHINE GUMBS AND SIR EMILE GUMBS [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he expresses his sincere condolences to the people of Anguilla, and to the many Virgin Islanders with strong Anguillan ties, on the passing of former Chief Minister Sir Emile Gumbs. Sir Emile died earlier this […]

MAPP TO UVI GRADS: Territory Is Rife With Job Opportunities In USVI Government

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp congratulated the 2018 graduates of the University of the Virgin Islands at the 54th commencement ceremony on Thursday. Families, friends and well-wishers packed the UVI Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas to witness the occasion. Mapp encouraged the graduates to consider applying for government and private sector jobs within the […]

Mapp Breaks Ground At ‘Historic’ Veterans Drive Improvement Project in St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Accompanied by public and private partners, Governor Kenneth Mapp broke ground Tuesday on the much awaited Veterans Drive improvement project on St. Thomas. Over $120 million, much from already appropriated federal aid, will be spent on what is described as the “single largest road project in United States Virgin Islands history.” “There […]

Governor Mapp Says Virgin Islands Police Will See New Raises in June Paychecks

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Starting salaries for Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers will officially increase on May 21, 2018. Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has formally authorized Division of Personnel Director Milton Potter to adjust the base pay for police officers from $30,715 to $40,953. Police officers now making less than the new base […]

MAPP: U.S. Education Department Awards Territory $13.1 Million To Put Schools Back

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) has received $13.1 million in new federal assistance from the United States Department of Education (USDOE) under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations program. Governor Kenneth Mapp learned of the grant award during a phone call this week with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. […]

Governor Mapp Praises Doctors Who Plan to Open Surgical Center on St. Croix

CHRISTIANSTED ― Governor Kenneth Mapp offered his congratulations Wednesday to the physicians behind Liberty Medical Development, which recently announced that it has successfully secured financing for a state-of-the-art surgical center at Estate Diamond on St. Croix. The surgical center will offer operating and surgical procedure rooms with clinic offices for several local medical practices. Due for completion […]

Mapp Says It Is Just A Matter of Time Before St. John Can Generate Its Own Power

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CRUZ BAY – The island of St. John will soon be able to generate its own electricity, Governor Kenneth Mapp assured residents on Tuesday. Power generation units are now en route to St. John and a supplemental solar field system has already been approved. “Ultimately, you are going to be disconnected […]

Mapp Says ‘No’ To Senate’s ‘Electioneering’ Bill on Regulating Signage … For Now

  [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp has approved legislation calling for further regulation of billboards. Mapp said on Tuesday that he agreed with the intent of the legislation, which includes provisions to increase restrictions for billboards on public highways. However, the governor noted in his letter to Senate President […]

Gubernatorial Candidate Mosler Questions Mapp’s Sincerity in ‘Honoring’ Our Mothers

CHRISTIANSTED — Timed to be heard on radio just before Mother’s Day arrived, gubernatorial candidate Warren Mosler is questioning how Gov. Kenneth Mapp can claim to honor our “mothers and fathers” while at the same time stealing “their retirement funds.” In the radio spot No. 9 heard on WJKC Communications radio stations on St. Croix, […]

Mapp: Moms Across The Territory Get A Very Special Happy Mother’s Day Wish Today

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp extended Mother’s Day greetings to the women of the territory, highlighting “the special place in all our hearts for the women who gave birth to us, and mothered us through childhood and beyond.” Mapp said that even women who might not have had children themselves, […]