Archive for October, 2017

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10 things to know today: Tuesday, Feb. 28

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP READIES FOR PRIME-TIME SPEECH With his first address to Congress, the president gets an opportunity to refocus his […]

Media Alert: Victim advocacy groups at Capitol
By February 27, 2017 Read More →

Media Alert: Victim advocacy groups at Capitol

Effort targets domestic, sexual violence WHEN:          March 1, 2017   9 a.m. – 3 p.m .   March 1, 2017   9:15 am Press Conference Governor’s Cabinet and Briefing Room   WHERE:        State Capitol, Lower Rotunda   WHAT:          Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness Day at the Legislature attracts advocates from around the state who provide direct services to victims and […]

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W.Va. Young Democrats announce state convention in Shepherdstown

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Young Democrats (WVYD) will hold their 2017 State Convention in Shepherdstown on April 8 & 9. “One of our yearlong goals is to talk to Young Democrats all over the state,” said Kristen Ross, President of WVYD. “The Eastern Panhandle often gets overlooked because of its distance from the […]

By February 27, 2017 Read More →

U.S. Small Business Administration and partners host small business roundtable

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. ─ The U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia District (SBA), SCORE, and West Virginia State University (WVSU) host a Small Business Roundtable on Increasing Sales to the Government Friday, March 10, 2017 from 12 – 1 p.m. at the WVSU Economic Development Center.   Many small businesses go through the process of registering to do business […]

W.Va. Manufacturers Association supports Fair Standards Act
By February 27, 2017 Read More →

W.Va. Manufacturers Association supports Fair Standards Act

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Manufacturers Association joined other business and industry groups in providing comments supporting House Bill 2506, The West Virginia Fair Standards Act, during a public hearing held this morning in the West Virginia House of Delegates chamber. Judiciary Chairman, Del. John Shott reminded those in attendance that the bill does not change actual water […]

MEDIA ALERT: W.Va. Economic Development Council Annual Legislative Conference – Day 2
By February 27, 2017 Read More →

MEDIA ALERT: W.Va. Economic Development Council Annual Legislative Conference – Day 2

  WHERE:       Embassy Suites, 300 Court Street, Charleston, WV 25301   WHEN:         Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Additional Details: The West Virginia Economic Development Council was created to bring economic development professionals and organizations from around the state together to share and collaborate on common programs and issues. WVEDC promotes activities to retain and […]

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Manchin votes against Commerce Secretary nominee Wilbur Ross

Release from the office of Sen. Manchin: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued a statement on his vote against the U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary nominee, Wilbur Ross.   “As a former Governor, I understand how crucial it is for an executive leader to have his team in place, but as […]

By February 27, 2017 Read More →

Capito Votes to Confirm Wilbur Ross for Commerce Secretary

Release from Sen. Capito’s office:   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., released the following statement after voting this evening to confirm Wilbur Ross for Commerce secretary: “In addition to participating in his nomination hearing, I had the chance to meet one-on-one with Mr. Ross in my office last month. We discussed West […]

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, Committee Schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 28
By February 27, 2017 Read More →

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, Committee Schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 28

W.Va. Legislative Committee Meeting Schedule – Subject to change Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm SENATE:                       Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 REVIEW BILLS INTRODUCED The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS   SCR 23: Johnny O’Dell Linville Memorial Bridge   THIRD READING   Eng. Com. Sub. for […]

W.Va. Legislature statement on Governor’s alternative budget proposals
By February 27, 2017 Read More →

W.Va. Legislature statement on Governor’s alternative budget proposals

Senate President Carmichael, House Speaker Armstead issue joint statement CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, and House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, issued the following joint statement in response to Gov. Jim Justice’s Monday afternoon budget press conference: “We’re glad the Governor has heard the concerns of our constituents with his initial proposals and […]