SENATOR SARAUW'S PLATFORM
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- Cannabis legalization and
- Incremental gross receipts
- Transitioning from gross to
- Revise antiquated Probate
Education / Recreation
- Re-establish Apprenticeship
- Ensure a quality Academic
- Data driven policies
- Accountability for the Paul
E. Joseph Stadium
- Source Separation to
manage Territory’s waste
and phase out landfill
- Funding for environmental
- Restructure GERS
- Timely government
- Require sound investments
by Financial experts
- Identify revenue streams
specifically for funding
- Monthly Financial Reports
- Regular office updates
- Town Halls / Public
As the freshman Senator, Senator Sarauw introduced and coauthored a total of 36 bills and amendments, which can be found at (legvi.org). Two of the Senator’s top priorities were the Apprenticeship bill, Bill No. 32-0179, now Act 8063, which amended the VI Code related to apprenticeship standards, authorizing and mandating the Dept. of Labor to promulgate regulations pursuant to becoming a recognized State Apprentice Agency ; and Act No. 8027 which amended Act 7866 to attain 5 vehicles for Dept. of Sports, Parks and Recreation: (2) STT, (2) STX, and (1) STJ.
Immediately organized distribution drives after Hurricanes Irma and Maria distributing over 30 tons of donated supplies.
Reached out to the telecommunication service providers Sprint, AT&T, and Viya post-storms and secured over 100k in payment forgiveness from AT&T and Sprint.
Created Harvest Festival to provide “normalcy” for children after the storms and established a book drive to help replenish books for the public school libraries.
Provided school supplies to Ulla Muller through an initiative with Natalie Day, Pro. Basketball Player.
Guest lectured students on the branches of government at the BCB and All Saints Cathedral Schools.
Addressed living conditions through property managers at various apartment complexes.
Organized Miracle in the Garden when Miracle on Main Street was initially canceled, which gave residents the opportunity to enjoy the holiday festivities and provided merchants economic opportunities.
Organized Sounds of the Virgin Isles to raise funds and awareness for the public schools’ music and art programs. Over $7,000 was raised and Lorna L. Freeman was awarded the 2018 Musical Ambassador Honoree.
Organized Stenographer Day where students from CAHS, IEKHS, and CHS (STX) were engaged by the Legislature and Court Stenographers to explore a possible career in stenography.
Recognized by NBC’s Pride30 for being the youngest female senator in the U.S. Virgin Islands.