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Category: Politics

West Virginia panel advances work rule for food stamps

CHARLESTON, W.Va.- A legislative committee in West Virginia has narrowly voted to advance legislation that would establish a 20-hour weekly work requirement for many...

Governor Justice Appoints Delegate Karen Lynne Arvon to Senate seat in 9th District.

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has appointed Karen Lynne Arvon of Beckley to the Senate District 9 seat, representing Raleigh and Wyoming...

Government shutdown will continue into Monday

WASHINGTON – The government shutdown will continue into Monday. The Senate will vote at noon on Monday on whether to cut off a Democratic filibuster of legislation...

Representative Jenkins Thoughts During The Government Shutdown

WEST VIRGINIA, (WOAY)- Representative Evan Jenkins is in Washington D.C. dealing with the government shutdown and how it is affecting West Virginia.  ...

Manchin Introduces Bill To Withhold Pay Of Members Of Congress If Government Shutsdown

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today introduced legislation to withhold the pay of members of Congress during a government shutdown. “In West...

Blankenship Will Host Town Meeting In Beckley

BECKLEY (WOAY) – Don Blankenship who is running to become the next Senator of West Virginia will host a town hall meeting in Beckley. On Thursday, January 25th,...

REP. JENKINS REJECTS PAY DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has instructed the U.S. House of Representatives to withhold his pay for the duration of the government...

Capito, Manchin Release Statements After Government Shutdown

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – West Virginia U.S. Senators respond to the Government shutdown: U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) released the following...

BREAKING: US Government Shuts Down

BREAKING: US government shuts down as Congress fails to overcome standoff over spending and immigration. The U.S. government shut down at midnight after Congress failed...

Senate Fails to Pass House Spending Bill

WASHINGTON– The Senate has failed to pass the the House spending bill, making a government shutdown eminent. The shutdown will begin at midnight. A number of...