Archive for October, 2017

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

Manchin calls on FCC to deliver on promise of universal service

In a letter to Chairman Wheeler, Senator Manchin presses the FCC to improve the Mobility Fund and invest $70 million in expanding wireless services to rural America  Manchin invites Chairman Wheeler to West Virginia to see rural communication challenges firsthand Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today sent a letter to Federal Communications […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

Speaker Armstead calls for disclosure and reallocation of Planned Parenthood funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, today announced he has sent a letter to the state Department of Health and Human Resources asking the agency to detail any and all state funding it has provided to Planned Parenthood operations.The national Planned Parenthood organization has received significant attention and criticism in recent weeks after […]

WVPA Reminder: Newspapers need to file statement of ownership, affidavit of circulation
By September 22, 2015 Read More →

WVPA Reminder: Newspapers need to file statement of ownership, affidavit of circulation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It’s time for West Virginia newspapers to file the Statement of Ownership form with the US Post Office and the Affidavit of Circulation form with the WV Secretary of State office. The WVPA has attached a sample letter of “Notification of Legal Rates” that state code says you should provide to the following:  “…the the clerk of the […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

W.Va. Trucking Association to celebrate accomplishments, educate members during annual conference

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Trucking Association will hold its annual convention and trade show on Tuesday and Wednesday (Sept. 22-23) at Stonewall Resort near Weston, West Virginia to celebrate industry accomplishments and to engage members in networking, education and policy issues.  Media are encouraged to cover the meeting on the morning of Wednesday, […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

Manchin’s office open to all West Virginians coming to D.C. for papal visit

Senator Manchin invites all West Virginians who are visiting Washington, D.C. for the Pope’s visit to stop by his office for coffee and refreshments Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) will open his office to West Virginians who are visiting Washington D.C. for Pope Francis’s visit. His office will open at 6 […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

WVU to receive Nick Rahall congressional collection, celebration planned Oct. 3 at WVU Beckley

BECKLEY, W.Va. – Scholars and historians will have access to a treasure trove of information about some of the most significant events in West Virginia during the last half of the 20th century, thanks to former Congressman Nick J. Rahall’s decision to donate the papers from his 38-year career to West Virginia University. The Rahall Congressional Collection […]

Work to start on second Charleston Ronald McDonald house
By September 22, 2015 Read More →

Work to start on second Charleston Ronald McDonald house

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After decades serving the families of young patients at Charleston Area Medical Center’s Women and Children’s Hospital from Kanawha City, the Ronald McDonald House of Charleston will break ground today on its new, more conveniently located facility. Dewayne Dickens, executive director of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern West Virginia, said the […]

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By September 22, 2015 Read More →

W.Va. poverty rate up in 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Thousands of West Virginians continued to struggle to make ends meet in 2014, according to new data released today from the U.S. Census Bureau, making it clear the need for West Virginia to enact a state earned income tax credit which would make it easier for people to build a secure future. Read […]

W.Va. Trucking Association annual conference set for Sept. 22-23
By September 22, 2015 Read More →

W.Va. Trucking Association annual conference set for Sept. 22-23

WVTA celebrating accomplishments, educating members at Stonewall Resort CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Trucking Association will hold its annual convention and trade show on Tuesday and Wednesday (Sept. 22-23) at Stonewall Resort near Weston, West Virginia to celebrate industry accomplishments and to engage members in networking, education and policy issues.  Pat Thomas, the incoming chairman of the […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin announces more than $760,000 in arts grant awards

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Sept. 16 the awarding of $763,044 in grant funds to support and build the arts in community and statewide programs across West Virginia. “Our state is filled with a rich history and a robust artistic culture,” Gov. Tomblin said. “The arts not only connect us to our […]