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Category: Politics

West Virginia Senate says boot passing not roadway nuisance

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Senate says it’s not a nuisance for firefighters to pass their empty boots or buckets in traffic to raise...

West Virginia bill would allow dogs tracking wounded deer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Senate is advancing legislation to allow using leashed dogs to track mortally wounded deer or bear. The bill, headed to...

West Virginia House passes bill clarifying bail practices

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia House of Delegates has passed a bill to change how bail is set for certain misdemeanor cases. The Charleston Gazette-Mail...

West Virginia Senate advancing bill on water pollution

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate is advancing legislation that would delete a section of state regulations on water pollution by surface coal mining....

West Virginia House votes for net cuts in state rules

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia House has voted 84-14 for legislation requiring state agencies to propose cutting two old rules whenever they adopt a...

West Virginia medical board recommends smokable forms of pot

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s medical marijuana board has planned to recommend that patients who meet certain requirements be able to buy smokable...

ADVISORY: A reminder regarding W.Va. Capitol safety rules

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With large crowds expected on campus, normal safety and security rules remain in effect at the West Virginia Capitol Complex. The main Capitol’s...

West Virginia city may end recreation centers if bill passes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia mayor says he may close his city’s recreation centers or disallow school programming in them if a Senate gun bill...

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices...

West Virginia House OKs work requirement for food stamps

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia House has voted 78-19 to impose the federal 20-hour weekly work requirement for many food stamp recipients statewide. It...