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Category: Politics

New bill would make it illegal to sell cigarettes to anyone under 21

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) — Some lawmakers have submitted a bill that would make it illegal in West Virginia to sell tobacco products to anyone under 21-years-old. They...

AP Sources: Bannon attorney relayed questions by phone to WH during House interview

WASHINGTON (AP) – Steve Bannon’s attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former...

Poll: Approval rating for President Trump in West Virginia falls to 51%

CHARLESTON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – A new poll by Orion Strategies surveys the opinions of historic likely voters in West Virginia on a number of current topics as well as...

Legislation Would Open WV State Parks to Logging

CHARLESTON– Gov. Jim Justice’s administration has proposed opening West Virginia’s state parks to logging. Legislation introduced by the Senate’s...

Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating since Kennedy

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a record not to be coveted: Donald Trump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in...

Jenkins officially files to run for US Senate

HUNTINGTON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) — U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins today officially filed to run for United States Senate. Jenkins, joined by his wife Elizabeth,...

New bill could have schools offering an elective on the Bible

CHARLESTON, WV (BY: MATT SAMPLES, WVNews.com) — A bill proposed by the state legislature could require the school system to offer an elective course on the Bible....

Chelsea Manning confirms US Senate run

NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning on Sunday confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate. Three days after making her intention known to...

West Virginia state senator resigns, cites other obligations

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State Sen. Jeff Mullins, a Republican representing a swath of southern West Virginia, says he’s resigning because of business and family...

West Virginia lawmakers addressing child sex abuse

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Some West Virginia lawmakers say they’ll introduce legislation intended to better protect children from sex abuse following a task force...