Statement on firebombing of St. Thomas federal offices

Robert Max Schanfarber, the Republican nominee in the upcoming special election for the territorial Legislature, issued the following statement in response to the firebombing of U.S. military recruiter offices on St. Thomas:

“This deeply troubling incident is yet another reminder of just how dangerous and evil today’s world is. I am committed to strengthening law . . . → Read More: Statement on firebombing of St. Thomas federal offices

GOP nominee Schanfarber files for special election

Local entrepreneur Robert Max Schanfarber has filed for the ballot in the April 8 special election after receiving the Republican nomination for the vacant St. Thomas—St. John seat in the territorial Legislature.

The Republican State Committee nominated Schanfarber earlier this week. He filed all the necessary candidacy paperwork with the Elections System before today’s filing . . . → Read More: GOP nominee Schanfarber files for special election

GOP statement on Plaskett’s $100 million claim

Virgin Islands GOP National Committeeman Jevon Williams responded to Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett’s claim that the federal government has shortchanged the territorial government in excess of $100 million.

On behalf of the Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands, Williams released the following statement: “Congresswoman Plaskett conveniently ignores the fact that it was her political . . . → Read More: GOP statement on Plaskett’s $100 million claim

GOP statement on Black History Month

Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands Chairman John Canegata issued the following statement today, the start of Black History Month:

“Black History Month is an important celebration of the contributions black Americans of African and West Indian ancestry have made to the fabric of our country. Being the party of equal opportunity for . . . → Read More: GOP statement on Black History Month

GOP statement on Congressman Zinke’s confirmation as Interior secretary

Congressman Ryan Zinke was recommended Tuesday by the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources for confirmation as President Donald Trump’s secretary of Interior.

Responding to the news, Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands Chairman John Canegata issued the following statement: “I look forward to the full Senate voting to confirm Congressman . . . → Read More: GOP statement on Congressman Zinke’s confirmation as Interior secretary