Category: Politics

Senator Manchin Talks To Residents In Hinton

It was no typical meeting for the people of Hinton, as they came together Thursday afternoon voicing concerns that they have for the state of West Virginia. United...

WV Public Broadcasting tries to plan during uneasy times

CHARLESTON, WV (CHARLESTON GAZETTE-MAIL) — Still facing an uncertain future, members of the Educational Broadcasting Authority held another special meeting Tuesday...

Richwood Continues The Anti-Consolidation Fight

Almost one year later, and Richwood still feels likes it’s under water… Dr. Bob Henry Baber, the Mayor of Richwood, said, “Not only are we trying to...

Governor Justice Speaks On Budget Deal

CHARLESTON – Governor Jim Justice held a press conference on Saturday night at the House floor to discuss the end of the legislative session and give an update on...

Bill Changes Age Children Go to School

CHARLESTON– A bill that would change age guidelines for children to start preschool and kindergarten has passed the house on a 74-26 vote Tuesday. Under current...

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WV Lawmakers Discuss UBB Mine Disaster

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on the seventh anniversary of the Upper Big Branch mine tragedy: “We...

Trump Donates First Three Months of Salary to Park Service

WASHINGTON–  President Donald Trump is donating the first three months of his salary to the National Park Service. White House press secretary Sean Spicer handed...

West Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Eliminate Wage Bonds

CHARLESTON– West Virginia’s House of Delegates has followed the Senate and voted to eliminate the state requirement that construction and mining companies...

Manchin, Colleagues Propose National Painkiller Monitoring

CHARLESTON–  West Virginia’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and two colleagues have introduced legislation that would require all states getting certain...

West Virginia Lawmakers Back Limits on Nursing Home Lawsuits

CHARLESTON– West Virginia legislators have voted to tighten limits on lawsuits alleging poor care by nursing homes. Meanwhile the House has postponed until...