Opinion

By November 7, 2016 Read More →

Editorial: Regardless of whom you support, voting is a civic duty

Read other West Virginia newspaper statewide and national endorsements at http://wvpress.org/?s=endorsement An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch: HUNTINGTON, W.VA. — Americans fed up with the 2016 election campaign’s acrimonious attack ads, name-calling and the like can take solace that the end is in sight. And while they may be eager for the politicking to be over, citizens […]

By November 7, 2016 Read More →

Getting Trump voters to back Cole

A column by Mike Myer, executive editor of The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register  WHEELING, W.Va. — Donald Trump’s supporters may be the key to deciding whether Republican Bill Cole or Democrat Jim Justice is West Virginia’s next governor. Cole needs to convince people planning to vote for Trump on Tuesday to vote for him, too. Tipping the balance […]

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By November 4, 2016 Read More →

WV official’s ethics lapse intolerable

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register  WHEELING, W.Va. — Jim Rubenstein has been around state government, in positions of authority, long enough to understand conflicts of interest. He needs to be held accountable for engaging in a big one. Rubenstein, who took his first state government administrative job in 1994, has moved up steadily. Since 2001, […]

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By November 4, 2016 Read More →

Evan McMullin an alternative for conservatives

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Election Day is just days away, and many voters across the country are still weighing their options. Many Americans question Hillary Clinton’s honesty and integrity, and Donald Trump repeatedly proves himself to be unfit for any public office, let alone the presidency. Libertarian Gary Johnson […]

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By November 3, 2016 Read More →

More on the ballot than the presidential race

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — It may be tempting to interpret high early voting numbers as a sign that voter turnout as a whole for the general election will be higher than usual in West Virginia. Not so fast, according to the Secretary of State’s office, which points out early […]

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By November 3, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Jenkins earns a second term in Congress

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Given ample evidence of his workaholic nature, given his fierce and unrelenting defense of the coal industry, given his valuable seat on the Appropriations Committee that keeps its hands on the nation’s purse strings, given his depth of experience with policymaking in the state legislature and given his […]

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By November 2, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Elect Bill Cole As governor

An editorial from the Tyler Star News SISTERSVILLE, W.Va. — Tyler County voters have a tradition of backing Republicans for governor. It will be more important for them to do so in the Nov. 8 election than for many years, by voting for Bill Cole. It happens that in some ways, voters in much of […]

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By November 2, 2016 Read More →

Decision in water case on the mark

An editorial from The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — Too often, companies that hurt people through incompetence or intent slip through legal loopholes to escape justice. Thanks to U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver, it didn’t happen this week in West Virginia. Hundreds of thousands of people and businesses were without water service for several days after a […]

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By November 2, 2016 Read More →

Can WV please cash in on changing attitude toward marijuana?

A Gazette editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — On Nov. 8, voters in five more states — Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada — will decide whether to let residents smoke marijuana for recreational enjoyment. Polls imply that some of the measures are likely to pass. In addition, four other states — Arkansas, Florida, […]

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Vote yet? Remember your AARP WV Gubernatorial Video Voter Guide
By November 1, 2016 Read More →

Vote yet? Remember your AARP WV Gubernatorial Video Voter Guide

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