Category: Politics

Justice, Legislative Leaders Remain at Odds Over Budget

CHARLESTON–  The governor’s office says only six Democratic legislators have responded to Gov. Jim Justice’s invitation to meet behind locked doors...

Bills to Ax Greyhound Funding Move to House, Senate Floors

CHARLESTON– Money-saving bills that greyhound racing officials say would doom the industry in West Virginia have advanced to both floors of the state Legislature....

WV Oil and Gas Industry Holds Jobs Rally

CHARLESTON– Speakers at a jobs rally in Charleston have urged the passage of legislation to benefit the state’s oil and natural gas industry. Hundreds of...

Senate hearings get underway on Trump Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirteen months after Antonin Scalia’s death created a vacancy on the Supreme Court, hearings get underway on President Donald Trump’s...

Trump says Dems ‘made up’ allegations of Russia interference

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday accused Democrats of making up allegations that Russia interfered in last year’s election, and said Congress...

Senate Committee Passes Second Chance for Employment Act

CHARLESTON– The West Virginia Senate’s Committee on Economic Development took steps this week to aid the state’s workforce. The committee passed Senate...

Joe Manchin, senate

Manchin: GOP Replacement Health Care Plan Is Bad Politics

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.- At a Town Hall meeting that drew 600 people, Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says the Affordable Care Act needs repair but the current plan to...

County Prosecutor Resigns Over Mishandled Case With Relative

SUTTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia county prosecutor has resigned and agreed to give up her law license for three years over her handling of sexual abuse allegations...

Hillary Clinton Says She’s ‘Ready To Come Out Of The Woods’

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) – Hillary Clinton said Friday she’s “ready to come out of the woods” and help Americans find common ground. Clinton’s...

NC Judges: Some GOP Laws Against Governor Unconstitutional

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina judicial panel says some laws enacted by Republican legislators to undercut the new Democratic governor’s powers are...