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U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito statement on death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement regarding the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: “An ardent defender of the Constitution and tireless public servant, Justice Scalia loyally served the Court and our country. His legacy will be remembered for generations. I offer my deepest condolences to Justice Scalia’s […]

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Delegate Eric Nelson: Addressing W.Va. budget challenges
By February 13, 2016 Read More →

Delegate Eric Nelson: Addressing W.Va. budget challenges

By Delegate Eric Nelson, R-Kanawha The state of West Virginia’s finances through seven months of this fiscal year are $170 million below estimates. Projections indicate the shortfall will reach and possibly exceed $350 million by the end of June. The House and Senate Finance committees are working diligently to fill this fiscal 2016 gap and […]

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Read-A-Palooza: A party with a purpose – get tickets now

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Read Aloud West Virginia is inviting everyone to Read-A-Palooza, the organization’s annual fundraising event, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on March 7 at Paterno’s at the Park in Charleston! “Read-A-Palooza features a silent auction, food and beverages, and offers a happy hour feel. It’s an evening for adults to come together in support of the […]

By February 12, 2016 Read More →

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s Weekly Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Shelley MooreCapito applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to halt the president’s harmful Clean Power Plan while court challenges are ongoing, a decision that is consistent with legislation she introduced last year. Senator Capito also discusses the president’s final budget proposal and the Senate’s vote this week to strengthen sanctions on North […]

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Federal legislation would help drug-exposed newborns

 WASHINGTON – Legislation to help drug-exposed newborns has been introduced in the United States Senate. The Senate bill — a companion to legislation first introduced by U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) in the House of Representatives, the Cradle Act — was introduced in the United States Senate by Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Angus King (I-Maine).   “Going through withdrawal […]

Giles Snyder Column: Deep in the heart of winter
By February 12, 2016 Read More →

Giles Snyder Column: Deep in the heart of winter

Editor’s Note: Giles Snyder is a freelance columnist and your newspaper can purchase his columns. Giles is listed among our freelance talents on wvpress.org: http://wvpress.org/jobs/resources/   My neighborhood may be in the middle of a cold snap, but at least it’s made it easier to get our cat to come inside. And we haven’t even had […]

W.Va. Coal Association endorses Bill Cole for Governor
By February 12, 2016 Read More →

W.Va. Coal Association endorses Bill Cole for Governor

WVCA: History of standing up for coal industry, miners and their families secures endorsement CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Coal Association has officially endorsed Senator Bill Cole (R- Bluefield) for Governor of West Virginia. “Senator Cole recognizes the important role West Virginia’s coal industry plays in keeping the state’s economy strong, and he has proven time […]

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WV Delegate Michel Moffatt: Legislative Column for Feb. 12

We have passed the half way point of the 2nd Session of the 82nd Legislature and in the House we have passed 39 Bills, and all but two of them have had support from Republicans and Democrats. The two that were passed with only Republican support are the Workplace Freedom bill and the Repeal of […]

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Media Advisory: Capito to Visit Alaska for Hearing on Leadership, Opportunities in Energy Innovation  

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, will participate in a committee field hearing on Monday, February 15, 2016 in Bethel, Alaska.   The hearing will examine opportunities for energy innovation and technology deployment in high-cost areas like Alaska and other parts of […]

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WV House of Delegates report for Feb. 8-12

THIS WEEK IN THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The House of Delegates had a busy second week of February, passing 15 bills, bringing the total number of bills passed by the chamber this year to 42. The House has so far passed 36 House bills and six Senate bills. Additionally, the House voted […]

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