Archive for November, 2017

Vice President talks Harvey recovery, taxes at Chamber Summit
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Vice President talks Harvey recovery, taxes at Chamber Summit

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  — Vice President Mike Pence addressed attendees at the Annual Meeting and Business Summit of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, marking the third visit to the Mountain State in two months by the Trump administration. Pence delivered keynote remarks at the event the Chamber is […]

Pence pitches tax reform at WV business summit
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Pence pitches tax reform at WV business summit

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  — After a high-profile failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Vice President Mike Pence spoke at The Greenbrier resort Wednesday to kickstart the administration’s newest endeavor — tax reform. Speaking at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 81st annual Meeting and Business Summit, Pence introduced […]

Summit speakers push for WV to keep growing relationships abroad
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Summit speakers push for WV to keep growing relationships abroad

By MAX GARLAND Charleston Gazette-Mail WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  — Business and policy leaders discussed in various panels and speeches Wednesday how to grow the Mountain State’s economy, with most discussions boiling down to encouraging the state and its businesses to grow relationships abroad. On the first day of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s […]

Pence pushes tax reform, flood relief at West Virginia Business Summit
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Pence pushes tax reform, flood relief at West Virginia Business Summit

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  — Vice President Mike Pence took an opportunity to push President Donald Trump’s tax reform plans while addressing the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and business summit Wednesday. Pence, who took the podium just before 7 p.m. at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur […]

WV lawmakers hype growth plan at Chamber’s annual summit
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WV lawmakers hype growth plan at Chamber’s annual summit

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — West Virginia has taken several significant steps to improve the state’s business climate and make it irresistible to business, according to the state’s legislative leaders. “There is new optimism and enthusiasm in our state,” said West Virginia Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson. “We are second in […]

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Vice president tells state chamber ‘war on coal is over’

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Vice President Mike Pence came to the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 81st Annual Meeting and Business Summit at The Greenbrier and declared, “The war on coal is over.” Pence says President Donald Trump has rolled back many federal regulations that hurt West Virginia’s coal industry. “President […]

W.Va. high court to hear arguments in Wheeling
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W.Va. high court to hear arguments in Wheeling

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals will return to the institution’s roots when justices hear oral arguments in the third-floor courtroom at West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling next week. According to state records, the court’s original members organized in the building at […]

Consultant: Heroin addicts are finding new ways to use
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Consultant: Heroin addicts are finding new ways to use

By LINDA COMINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register MARTINS FERRY, W.Va.  — An Ohio health care consultant believes the medical community, law enforcement and government agencies need an integrated approach to address heroin addiction, which he calls “an epidemic of sinister proportions.” Jim Collins, a gerontologist, consultant and author from Youngstown, presented a continuing education […]

Patients, friends remember Amjad as genius, healer, advocate
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Patients, friends remember Amjad as genius, healer, advocate

By JESSICA FARRISH The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — He was known as a genius, a healer, a tea enthusiast and an advocate. As those in Beckley and Oak Hill drew together in grief Wednesday to mourn the sudden loss of Dr. Hassan Amjad, they remembered a man of diverse knowledge and talents, whose achievements in […]

Barrackville native living in Houston says city ‘needs all the help that it can get’
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Barrackville native living in Houston says city ‘needs all the help that it can get’

By KAITLYN NEFF Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va.  — A Barrackville native, who currently lives in Houston, shared her experiences during Hurricane Harvey and what is to come for the city. Hurricane Harvey hit Houston and surrounding areas hard, causing catastrophic flooding after making landfall on Friday, according to The Associated Press. The death toll […]