Archive for October, 2017

Capito won’t support current GOP health care draft
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Capito won’t support current GOP health care draft

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch WASHINGTON —West Virginia’s delegation to the U.S. Senate is in agreement – the Republican health care bill is not good for West Virginia. While Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has voiced his opposition since the House passed its version of the American Health Care Act, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., had reserved […]

Parkersburg woman showed Capito pictures of ailing daughter in meeting on AHCA
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Parkersburg woman showed Capito pictures of ailing daughter in meeting on AHCA

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Rev. Janice Hill didn’t go in with a game plan. It was almost impulse when she decided to show U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., a picture of her cancer-stricken daughter. “She met with us, and I had no idea of what I was going to […]

Poll suggests West Virginians dislike key components of Republican health care plans
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Poll suggests West Virginians dislike key components of Republican health care plans

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A recent poll conducted on behalf of the American Medical Association suggests West Virginians are not happy with key components of health care bills passed by the United State House of Representatives and under consideration in the United States Senate. Republican leaders in the House and […]

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Morgantown residents rally in opposition to Senate health bill

By DAVID BEARD The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN. W.Va.  — On the same day West Virginia’s senators were saying no to the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act, Morgantown-area residents held a rally opposing it at Valley HealthCare. Their rallying cry was printed on orange and black sheets of paper, a quote from President Trump about the […]

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Highland-Clarksburg $17M expansion to include drug treatment beds

By DARLENE J. SWIGER The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — Highland-Clarksburg Hospital will be adding a total of 58 beds in 2018, 38 of which will be dedicated to substance abuse to help address the addiction crisis in West Virginia. The beds will be part of a $17.4 million expansion that will include an 8,000-square-foot […]

EPA, Corps to roll back Obama-era Waters of the United States rule
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EPA, Corps to roll back Obama-era Waters of the United States rule

Staff report The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are rolling back a Clean Water Rule that was opposed by industry and embraced by environmental groups. The two agencies announced Tuesday, June 27, that they are proposing to rescind the 2015 Obama-era rule that expanded the […]

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Coal reclaims part of power generation market

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the price of natural gas going up, coal is reclaiming part of its market share in electricity generation. According to data from the Energy Information Administration, coal accounted for about 59.42 million megawatts of power generated by utilities in April, up from about 53.48 million […]

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Bill to increase coal-mine cleanup spending advances

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Legislation to speed up the funding of abandoned coal-mine cleanups and to focus some of that spending on projects that help the economy in ailing coalfield communities moved a step ahead Tuesday in the U.S. House. Members of the House Committee on Natural Resources approved what […]

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Randolph County resident receives letter from Trump

By BROOKE BINNS The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — An area resident is pleased to have received correspondence from the president of the United States. Dan Miller, a lifelong resident of Randolph County, reached out to President Donald Trump with positive words of encouragement and support. “I told him that I believe, with all my heart, […]

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Marshall could expand alcohol sales to stadium

By LACIE PIERSON The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The expansion of a current in-stadium experience could be brewing for Marshall University football fans. Members of Marshall’s Board of Governors will consider a measure to allow for alcohol sales to take place throughout the Joan C. Edwards Stadium when they meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, […]