Tag: Governor Kenneth Mapp

POTTER: It’s Time For Corporations, Partnerships and LLC’s To Pay Their Franchise Taxes

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter advised Monday that corporations, partnerships, and LLC whether profit or non-profit must pay their franchise taxes and produce reports on or before July 2 to avoid the assessment of penalties and interest. The deadline date is extended to July 2nd since June 30 […]

Ivanna Eudora Kean and CAHS Salute Graduating Seniors in St. Thomas Ceremonies

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter said they commended 329 graduating seniors on St. Thomas who overcame “numerous difficulties during a challenging school year due to the impact of two Category 5 hurricanes.” At Ivanna Eudora Kean High School’s commencement ceremony, held in the Digna Wheatley Gymnasium on Saturday, Governor […]

Mapp Says V.I. Road Projects Are Being Prioritized … Melvin Evans Hwy Repairs Contract Signed

EASY RIDING: Scott Free Road on St. Thomas (orange plastic barriers present) and other roads across the territory are in the process of being restored. Roads such as Mandahl Bay Road (above) have already been repaired after sustaining significant hurricane damage. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he […]

GOVERNMENT HOUSE: Mapp Taps Avril George To Be Acting Labor Commissioner

NEW ACTING V.I. COMMISSIONER OF LABOR AVRIL E. GEORGE CHRISTIANSTED — Averil George has been named Acting Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor effective Monday, June 25. George, who currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Division of Personnel, replaces outgoing Labor Commissioner Catherine Hendry. Hendry submitted her resignation this week after […]

MAPP: Promises Horse Racing To Be Revamped … But Now, Tracks Are Empty, Destroyed

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said today that he has nominated Sheldon A. Turnbull and Jay T. Watson to the Virgin Islands Horse Racing Commission. Once confirmed by the Legislature, Turnbull will serve three years in the St. Thomas/St. John district and Watson will represent the district of St. Croix for two years. The new, unified Commission was created […]

MAPP TO FEMA: ‘We Must Be Able To Protect Lives In The Event of A Storm This Year’

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp met with Federal Emergency Management Agency leadership on Tuesday to discuss advancing the rebuild and repair of Virgin Islands schools, hospitals and public housing and to share his concerns about protecting residents in the event of a major storm this season. Governor Mapp explained to […]

Mapp’s Legal Counsel: Single Mothers Shouldn’t Take Father’s Day Away From Men

GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP (left) and LEGAL COUNSEL EMILE HENDERSON III. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s legal counsel has some explaining to do tonight about an ill-advised Father’s Day post on Facebook that some are calling “abusive” and “misogynistic.” Critics say Emile Henderson III’s post seeks to denigrate women who celebrate […]

Gov. Mapp Extends Father’s Day Wishes To All Who Take An Active Role In Child’s Lives

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp offered his Father’s Day tribute to the thousands of Virgin Islands men who play active and supportive roles in the upbringing of our children. “As I participate in graduation ceremonies across the territory during this period, it is always a joy to witness proud […]

U.S. Senate Committee Passes Extension of Disaster Unemployment Assistance

SENATOR CLAIRE MCCASKILL [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A United States Senate Committee has approved the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 (S. 3041), which provides an additional 26 weeks of disaster-related unemployment assistance for the U.S. Virgin Islands, for a total of 52 weeks of assistance following the disaster declarations for […]

OBITUARY NOTICE: Gov. Mapp Wishes Condolences To Family of Anne-Marie Danet

  OBITUARY NOTICE: Anne-Marie Danet of St. Thomas [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp, on behalf of the Government and people of the United States Virgin Islands, extended profound condolences to the family and friends of Anne-Marie Danet, commonly known as the “Sunshine Lady.” She was 92 at the time […]