Category: Politics

Analysis: Virginia To See Big Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Plan

RICHMOND, Va.- Virginia’s Medicaid program stands to lose $1.8 billion over a six-year span under House Republicans’ plan to overhaul the nation’s...

Some Laid Off Foresters Recalled Immediately

CHARLESTON– West Virginia’s Commerce Secretary announced Friday that 15 foresters laid off last year are being recalled immediately. Plans to lay off 37...

McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Reinstating Coal Tax Credits

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has blocked Republican efforts to reinstate a tax credit aimed at helping the coal industry. The governor, a...

Arkansas Lawmakers Vote To Remove Lee From King Holiday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas lawmakers have given final approval to legislation removing Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the holiday honoring slain civil...

West Virginia Lawmakers Vote To Lower Judgment Interest

CHARLESTON, W.Va.- West Virginia’s Legislature has voted to reduce the interest rate on court judgments. The bill, approved 25-8 by the Senate, would set the rate...

House GOP health bill facing fresh House committee test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Republican leaders are talking to rank-and-file lawmakers about revising the GOP health care overhaul, hoping to keep a rebellion...

Trump budget slashes agencies to focus on wall, defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many...

Trump travel ban suffers 2nd setback in Maryland court

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was dealt another legal setback Thursday when a federal judge in Maryland rejected the...

Senate Considers Bill to Increase DMV Fees

CHARLESTON– The Senate Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced Senate Bill 477 Tuesday, a bill that would increase DMV administrative fees and the...

Trump blasts ruling that put travel ban on hold

The Latest on legal challenges to the Trump administration’s revised travel ban (all times Pacific unless noted): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is blasting a...