Category: Politics

Bernie Sanders Event Sunday in West Virginia

WELCH–  Former presidential candidate and Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is coming to the coal country of southern West Virginia for a Town Hall meeting about...

Industrial Hemp Group Launches Campaign for Crop’s Growth

CHARLESTON– A nonprofit trade association has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help back the effort to turn industrial hemp into the state’s next niche...

WV Board Scraps New School Accountability System

CHARLESTON– The state Board of Education has voted to stop using an accountability system that gives A through F grades to public schools. The board on Wednesday...

WV Public Broadcasting Exec Says Layoffs Planned

CHARLESTON–  West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s executive director says 15 employees are expected to be laid off by the end of the month. The Charleston...

Bill to Eliminate Courtesy Patrol Advances to Full House

CHARLESTON– Legislation that would eliminate a state-funded roadside assistance program has been forwarded to the full House of Delegates. The House Finance...

Sen. Kaine’s son arrested at Trump rally protest in St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The youngest son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s running mate in her 2016 presidential bid, was one of six people arrested...

Hawaii plans to amend lawsuit to fight revised travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii is planning a challenge to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. A motion filed in federal court on Tuesday in Honolulu says...

Man who threatened US president is running for delegate seat

WARRENTON, Va. (AP) – A man who admitted to wanting to kill the U.S. president is planning to run for the Virginia House of Delegates. WUSA-TV reports that Nathan...

West Virginia attorney general backs right-to-work law

CHARLESTON, W.Va.- West Virginia’s attorney general has appealed a judge’s ruling blocking the state’s new right-to-work law from taking effect while...

Press Conference highlighting alternative cuts to the Governor’s plan and the Aged and Disabled Waiver Program

Raleigh County, W.V.-  As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s Save Our State (SOS) tour, DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch will head to the Raleigh County Commission on...