Postmaster General tells Congress, “Get used to me,” as delays & financial losses mount

Ads Postmaster General Louis DeJoy apologized for service delays during his testimony before the House Oversight Committee last week. But he warned that the U.S. Postal Service is “in a death spiral.” Get used to me,”  DeJoy said during testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform in late February after being asked how … Read more

Gas Station Moratorium Signed Into Law After Public Support

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 Senator Janelle K. Sarauw thanked “stakeholders for their valuable input on Bill No. 33-0300,” in a Friday statement. The bill, introduced by Sarauw and signed into law by Governor Albert Bryan Jr. placed limits on approving new licenses for gas stations throughout the territory for five years. The new legislation amends … Read more

SpaceX Wants to Test Inflight Satellite Internet in US Territories & Territorial Waters

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 SpaceX is gearing up for another ambitious global project. It plans to expand testing of its Starlink satellite internet service by connecting its network to inflight aircraft. The latest development at SpaceX was confirmed in a request to the Federal Communications Commission that asked for permission to provide inflight satellite internet … Read more

4 Reasons Uber is Not Available in the Virgin Islands

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 Any Virgin Islander who has used Uber’s ride-hailing service on the U.S. mainland has likely floated the idea of a ride-sharing company like Uber or Lyft operating from anywhere in the territory. Residents and visitors currently rely on three fragmented modes of transportation in the territory — personal taxi vans, local … Read more

Disabled Veterans & Social Security Recipients in USVI Will Receive Stimulus Checks

Ads St. Thomas 𑁋 Veterans receiving benefits in the U.S. Virgin Islands are eligible to receive the economic impact payment passed by the United States Congress, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). President Trump then signed The Family First Coronavirus Response Act into law in March to help families around the country stay afloat … Read more

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