Governor Kenneth Mapp
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
[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
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has signed an order renewing the Virgin Islands State of Emergency declaration through September 1, 2018. “As the Territory of the Virgin Islands of the United States has suffered an emergency and a major disaster due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria,
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Government House said that Governor Kenneth Mapp will be traveling out of the territory today. Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter will serve as Acting Governor until Friday, according to the two-line prepared statement.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Governor Kenneth Mapp has formally nominated Averil George as Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor. George has served as Acting Commissioner since her appointment on June 25. Governor Mapp said that George has been a great asset to his leadership team thus far, having exemplified hard work
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has formally approved an agreement with Limetree Bay Terminals, LLC to resume oil refining operations on St. Croix. The landmark agreement, ratified by the 32nd Legislature on July 25 as Bill No. 32-0246, is expected to create an estimated 1,300 construction
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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
CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Governor Kenneth Mapp has ordered that the minimum wage of all Executive Branch employees be raised to $13 per hour and for the base salaries of teachers, social workers and other vital government workers to be significantly increased in order to retain and recruit a robust workforce.
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi pledged on Saturday to help speed up the hurricane recovery process in the U.S. Virgin Islands after a visit to St. Thomas with 15 other federal and local legislators. Governor Kenneth Mapp welcomed a congressional delegation to
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″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Shortly after midnight last Thursday morning, nine members of the 32nd Legislature approved the governor’s