Category: Politics

Fayette County Passes School Closures and Consolidation Plan

Microphones were open for the last time on Tuesday night for residents to speak their side and for the Board of Education members to speak there’s. Fayette...

Trump tweets Comey; “Better hope” there are “no tapes”

President Donald Trump is warning that former FBI Director James Comey “better hope” that there are no “tapes” of their conversations. Trump tweeted Friday,...

2012 Republican Congressional Nominee begins journey to fill seat Cong. Jenkins vacating

BECKLEY, WV (NEWS RELEASE)  – Admittedly surprised by Evan Jenkins’ early announcement to seek a US Senate seat in 2018;2012 Republican Congressional Nominee Rick...

No Decision Today After Nicholas School Closing Arguments

The hearing that took place at the Nicholas County Circuit Court Monday morning lasted several hours. Judge James Rowe’s goal was to determine whether the Nicholas...

Congress Secures Health Benefits For Coal Miners

The 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage was set to expire this week – after yet another extension… can be at ease knowing there is now a...

West Virginia targets broadband growth, flood protection

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Newly signed laws are intended to extend broadband internet service to parts of West Virginia lacking it and help the state better prepare...

West Virginia narrows poll restriction on electioneering

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has narrowed the restriction on political signs and other electioneering to 100 feet of a voting side. The change has been...

Facing funding cuts, Marshall University likely to raise fee

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Marshall University’s Board of Governors has adopted four potential proposals in anticipation of funding cuts from the state. News...

Coal-State Lawmakers Push to Extend Retired Miners’ Benefits

Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end...

People weigh in on Governor Justice’s cow manure veto show

CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS) — Governor Jim Justice’s theatrical news conference to veto the budget bill by unveiling a pile of cow manure has everyone talking and the...