Opinion

Opinion: West Virginia is on a winning streak
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Opinion: West Virginia is on a winning streak

By Sen. Mitch Carmichael W.Va. Senate President After making the difficult decisions to change direction in West Virginia by rejecting the tired, old policies of the past and adopting a new pro-growth, pro-jobs agenda, I am pleased to report that the fruits of our three-year efforts have put our state on a strong winning streak. […]

By November 11, 2017 Read More →

Editorial: Today, we honor our veterans

From the Weirton Daily Times: The names of the battlefields American men and women have fought on have changed many times over the years, but we must always remember the sacrifices they have made in those faraway places. That’s why we want every reader to take a moment today, Veterans Day, to remember all who […]

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Opinion: With China Energy investment, WV has a second chance to get it right
By November 11, 2017 Read More →

Opinion: With China Energy investment, WV has a second chance to get it right

By MIKE MYER  The Intelligencer of Wheeling Christmas has come early to the mountains. We West Virginians have been tossed a lifeline from, of all places, China. The question is, will we use it as a rescue — or merely a reprieve? Thursday’s announcement that a Chinese company will invest $83.7 billion in natural gas […]

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Opinion: “West Virginia Forward” may be “West Virginia Frustrated”
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Opinion: “West Virginia Forward” may be “West Virginia Frustrated”

By Sean O’Leary WVPA Contributing Columnist   The cavalry is here! … maybe. West Virginia University, Marshall University, and the West Virginia Department of Commerce have released a new plan for achieving “both short- and long-term success in revitalizing the economy, creating jobs and priming the state for success in our changing economic and technological […]

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Editorial: Let’s not forget why we fight

The Journal of Martinsburg:  The Great War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919, but fighting actually ceased seven months earlier when an armistice between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect. It was the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. Nov. 11 – […]

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Editorial: Today — and everyday — we salute the men and women of the U.S. military

From The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg:   On Nov. 11, 1918, the U.S. marked Armistice Day to commemorate the efforts of those men and women who served triumphantly in World War I. “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with lots of pride in the heroism of those who died […]

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Editorial: China Energy $83.7 investment plan Is wonderful news for W.Va.

From The Intelligencer of Wheeling: We West Virginians have had our hopes raised so many times, then seen them dashed, that some may still have their guards up over the announcement Thursday that China will invest $83.7 billion in our state. Slice it anyway you want, however. Put any spin you desire on it. Come up […]

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Editorial: We Americans owe unpayable debt to veterans for their service

From the Times West Virginian of Fairmont: There is a debt that we Americans can never amply or fully pay. We owe our freedom and lifestyle to a group of men and women respectfully identified as veterans. From one generation to another, these veterans protect, defend and patrol our land of declared democracy. Our interests […]

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Editorial: State School Board should not dumb down education in WV

From The Wheeling News-Register: State Board of Education members are considering changes in requirements to obtain high school diplomas in West Virginia. In essence, their proposal amounts to making it easier for students to get A’s and requiring them to take fewer courses to graduate. So, in a world where graduates of rigorous education programs […]

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Editorial: Thousands of new jobs are coming to West Virginia

From The Charleston Gazette-Mail, Daily Mail page: Even before the early Thursday announcement that West Virginia will potentially see $83.7 billion in investment from China Energy for shale gas and chemical manufacturing projects over 20 years, things were looking up for the Mountain State economy. Voters last month approved a $1.6 billion road bond project […]

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