Tag: Governor Kenneth Mapp

Nominations For Virgin Islands Horse Racing Commission Move Out of Rules Committee

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary, chaired by Sen. Novelle Francis, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to vote and approve the nominations of Sheldon Turnbull and Laura Palminteri, DVM to serve as a member on the Virgin Islands Racing Commission for the St. Thomas-St. John District. The nomination […]

Gov. Mapp Submits Amended Budget … Mosler Says Limetree Deal Will Cost Us ‘Hundreds of Millions’

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – New revenues to help fund critical services will be available in Fiscal Year 2019 as a result of the Virgin Islands government’s recent agreement to resume oil refining on St. Croix, Government House said. Governor Kenneth Mapp submitted an amended budget to the Virgin Islands Legislature on Friday addressing […]

Governor Mapp Congratulates Senepol Cattle Breeders on 100th Anniversary in St. Croix

CENTURY MARK: Hans Lawaetz of Annaly Farms with Senepol cattle in Estate Annaly. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp extended congratulations to participants at the Senepol Cattle Breeders Symposium who are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the development of the St. Croix Senepol Cattle breed at events this week to include a […]

Mapp Pairs With Clinton Foundation, Expedia and Bloomberg For More Solar Projects

SOLAR FUTURE: Governor Kenneth Mapp (left) with former President Bill Clinton (middle) and Lt. Governor Osbert Potter CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp, joined by President Bill Clinton, Bloomberg co-founder Tom Secunda and officials from Expedia Group said on Friday that three sites in the U.S. Virgin Islands will get solar power and support for […]

Prior To Elections, Walker Carries Water For Mapp On Goverment Worker’s Raise Kerfluffle

WATER BOYS: V.I. Attorney General Claude Earl Walker and Government House Chief Legal Counsel Emile Henderson III go to bat on Thursday for Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s promised  government worker’s wage increases. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Claude Earl Walker defended Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s executive order to raise the base pay […]

Senator Millin Young Wants Answers From Interior If Mapp Stays Mum on Financials

  AND THEN THERE WERE TWO: Esther Kia’aina of American Samoa the former Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas with OIA director Nikolao Pula of American Samoa and Governor Kenneth Mapp of the USVI meet in Washington. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In an effort to get clarity and guidance on pressing fiscal […]

BEGGING FOR A BAILOUT! Mapp Goes Prostrate Before Pence Pleading For More Money

SAYONARA USVI! U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife bid the territory adieu and good luck! Gov. Kenneth Mapp went to Washington D.C. on Monday with hat in hand and begged Pence for more money for the Virgin Islands. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he met with Vice President Mike Pence […]

Federal Officials Meet With Local Officials To Congratulate Them On Hurricane Recovery

GLADHANDING SESSION: Members of FEMA and Homeland Security met with Virgin Islands government officials on Friday. CHRISTIANSTED — Acting Governor and Finance Commissioner Valdamier Collens met Friday with the United States Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), William “Brock” Long, to discuss the territory’s ongoing […]

WHO’S IN CONTROL? Mapp Says He’s In D.C., Claude Walker, Myron Jackson on Tap

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 the territory. Governor Mapp and […]

DONKEY RACES: Mapp Congratulates Winners, Losers of 2018 Democratic Primary

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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 interest in […]