Category: State

New Bills Propose Changes to School Make-Up Days, State Assessments

CHARLESTON– The West Virginia Senate Education Committee has started off the year considering several new bills. Last week the senate passed Senate Bill 242 which...

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Manchin Pens Letter to Trump Concerning Budget

CHARLESTON– U.S. Senator Joe Manchin sent a letter on Wednesday urging President Trump to consider West Virginia priorities when crafting his 2018 budget proposal....

UPDATE: Officer Involved Shooting In Princeton, Man Identified.

UPDATE: 9pm On February 22, 2017, at approximately 3:40pm, two Troopers assigned to the Princeton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, responded to a report of...

West Virginia Inmate Admits Threatening To Blow Up Government Buildings

CLARKSBURG- A federal inmate in West Virginia has admitted he threatened to blow up government buildings in several major U.S. cities. The Exponent Telegram reports...

West Virginia Secretary Of State Defends Firing 16 Employees

CHARLESTON- West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner has defended his decision to fire 16 longtime employees upon taking office last month. The Charleston...

West Virginia Funeral Home Settles Complaint Over Contracts

CHARLESTON- The West Virginia attorney general’s office has settled a complaint with the operators of a Putnam County funeral home over its business practices....

Beckley’s First Mobile Food Pantry for Local Veterans

West Virginia is a state of many treasures, and today, the Beckley VA Medical Center teamed up with Mountaineer Food Bank to host its first Mobile Food Pantry to help...

BREAKING: Officer Involved Shooting

UPDATE: On February 22, 2017, at approximately 3:40pm, two Troopers assigned to the Princeton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, responded to a report of a...

West Virginia State Book

West Virginia has an official state animal, a state fruit and even a state insect. If House Bill 2568 is passed this session, the newest addition to the list of emblems...

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced to WV Senate

A bill that would legalize medical marijuana in West Virginia was introduced yesterday to the West Virginia Senate. Senate bill 386 would legalize and regulate medicinal...