Category: Politics

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...

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...