Plaskett supports Pelosi, but hopes younger leaders will rise in Democratic Party

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.) says she will support Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as nominee for Speaker of the House. But she’s also hoping that younger voices will be heard in the next Congress. In a statement released Wednesday, Plaskett also congratulated Representatives Steny Hoyer and Jim Clyburn for being elected by the Democratic Caucus. […]

The making of a runoff

Two camps, two sets of dedicated supporters. “I am 100% for Governor Mapp,” Clifford Joseph, Director with the Virgin Islands Fire Service said. “We have a dynamic candidate in Albert Bryan and Tregenza Roach,” Carl Knight, Chief Policy Strategist with the Bryan/Roach Campaign said.  So just how did these two teams, find their way to […]

Plaskett, Pelosi lead fight for more hurricane recovery funding

Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused a combined $140 billion in damage across the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the southern United States, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That’s why Friday, top Democrats from those areas are demanding more help from Washington. “We have a moral obligation to do better not only […]

Democratic candidates unite behind Bryan

“A united Democratic Party cannot be defeated,” Democratic candidate for governor Albert Bryan said. That was the message of Wednesdays’ gathering as former Democratic candidates for governor, Angel Dawson and Allie Petrus, officially pledged their support to Albert Bryan to face Governor Mapp this fall. “And the pledge of my campaign and our campaign workers […]