Biden’s Infrastructure Act Allocates Millions in Flood Mitigation to U.S. Territories
After Hurricanes Irma and Maria, members of Congress representing the territories negotiated a five-year increase of the rum cover-over to $13.25 in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.
The Veterans Drive Improvement Project officially broke ground in May of 2018. According to Virgin Islands Department of Public Works officials, it marked the beginning of the “single largest” road construction project in U.S. Virgin Islands history. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony that same year, former Governor Kenneth Mapp shared that once completed, th…
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