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Bryan Signs 12 Bills Into Law, Vetoes 2, Including Measure Requiring Greater Expertise on G.E.R.S. Board,…

Staff Consortium | May 22, 2020

Governor Albert Bryan on Wednesday signed 12 bills into law while vetoing two, Government House has made known. Among the bills he signed into law is a measure to prevent underage drinking and a bill providing procedures for the use of credit cards for government purchases.  The two bills Mr. Bryan vetoed were a measure intending to require greater expertise on the board of the Government Employees Retirement System (GERS), and a bill imposing a limit on valedictorians and salutatorians. Mr. Bryan said that despite his support of Bill No. 33-0132, which requires greater expertise on the GERS board, he had to veto the measure because it contains language that is incompatible to the bill’s effectiveness and purpose. “Once again, quick amendments and poor drafting would have resulted in conflicting clauses within the Virgin Islands Code if signed…

After Five Failed Attempts at a VI Constitution, New…

Staff Consortium | May 17, 2020

Voters in the general election in November may have the chance to weigh in on developing a constitution…

Blaming His Predecessor for STEP Program Problems,…

Ernice Gilbert | May 15, 2020

Governor Albert Bryan on Thursday used fighting words to cast blame on his predecessor, former Governor…

Elections 2020: 'Chucky' Hansen is Back; Samuel Carrion,…

Ernice Gilbert | May 13, 2020

While two incumbent senators, namely Alicia Barnes and Myron Jackson have decided not to seek reelection,…

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Tim Duncan Endorses Michael Bloomberg For President

Ernice Gilbert | February 19, 2020

ST. CROIX — Retired NBA Superstar from St. Croix, Timothy Duncan, has endorsed Michael Bloomberg for the President of the United States. In a video ad posted on YouTube today, Mr. Duncan praised th...

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