Category: Politics

Trump Considering New Order On Immigration

President Donald Trump says that he’s considering signing a new executive order on immigration as the one he signed suspending the nation’s refugee program...

West Virginia Court Disciplines Judge-Elect For False Fliers

West Virginia’s highest court has disciplined an attorney elected circuit judge last fall for using campaign fliers falsely claiming his opponent partied with...

Justice’s Budget, Economic Proposals Get Anti-Tax Pushback

Gov. Jim Justice’s call for fractional tax increases on both sales and business revenues got immediate pushback from key lawmakers. Other proposals to limit sales...

Appeals Court Judges Reject Government’s Case To Lift Stay Of Travel Ban

Three federal judges have ruled unanimously that the U.S. government presented no evidence to explain the urgent need for President Donald Trump’s executive order...

Gov. Justice Appoints Stephen McDaniel To Become Director of Division Of Natural Resources

Gov. Jim Justice has appointed a businessman, hunter and fisherman to be director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. According to the governor’s...

West Virginia House Requires Committee Witness Oaths

West Virginia’s House of Delegates had amended its rules to require all witnesses appearing before its committees must be sworn in before testifying or answering...

Highlights Of Governor Jim Justice’s State Of The State Address

Gov. Jim Justice has proposed government cuts and incremental tax increases to close a projected $500 million West Virginia budget deficit next year. The newly elected...

Jeff Sessions Becomes The Next Attorney General

The Senate has confirmed Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration. The 52-47 vote broke largely along party lines and capped weeks...

Job Openings Remain Unchanged

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of open jobs was mostly unchanged in December from the previous month, leaving openings at a healthy level. The Labor Department says...

Senate Confirms Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has confirmed school choice activist Betsy DeVos as Education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. The...