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By May 21, 2018 Read More →

10 things to know: Monday, May 21

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, May 10, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP ‘DEMANDS’ DOJ INVESTIGATE FBI In response, the Justice Department asks its inspector general to expand an existing investigation into […]

By May 18, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia special legislative session expected to begin Sunday

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON,W.Va. —  West Virginia legislators will meet at the Capitol on Sunday for a special session that coincides with regularly scheduled interim committee meetings. Although a special session has not been officially called by the governor and the agenda has not been released, Del. Matt Rohrbach, R-Cabell, said there will […]

West Virginia’s U.S. senators call on federal government to release C8 study
By May 18, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia’s U.S. senators call on federal government to release C8 study

By KATE MISHKIN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s U.S. senators want the Trump administration to publish a high-profile study on toxic chemicals that were used at DuPont’s Washington Works plant south of Parkersburg. The study from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry examined the […]

By May 18, 2018 Read More →

Ahead of FCC visit, West Virginia vying for better mobile coverage

By MAX GARLAND Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Like fixed internet access, mobile voice and broadband coverage in West Virginia is lacking, judging by Federal Communications Commission data — an issue the agency is well aware of before one of its officials visits the state Friday. Much of the state is initially eligible for funding […]

By May 18, 2018 Read More →

By May 18, 2018 Read More →

Governor announces bond sales and investor relations website

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the state prepares to put up for sale about $800 million in general obligation bonds for larger projects of the Roads to Prosperity program, Gov. Jim Justice announced the creation of a bond sale and an investor relations site. Found at investorrelations.wv.gov, the governor said the bonds […]

West Virginia Economic Development Authority: Methanol plant may not open until 2019
By May 18, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia Economic Development Authority: Methanol plant may not open until 2019

By MAX GARLAND Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The construction of a methanol production facility in Institute is taking longer than anticipated, according to the state Economic Development Authority. The EDA approved a one-year commitment extension for its $10 million loan to US Methanol’s Liberty One plant in Institute at its monthly meeting Thursday. The […]

By May 18, 2018 Read More →

WVU Upward Bound provides Summer Food Service Program

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University (WVU) Upward Bound (UB) program announces its sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s federally funded Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for its 2018 summer residential program. UB will receive reimbursement from the USDA for meals served to income-eligible students enrolled in the camp. Approximately 30 […]

By May 18, 2018 Read More →

10 things to know: Friday, May 18

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, May 18, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO IS DENYING FUNDS TO CLINICS THAT DISCUSS ABORTION The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban […]

By May 17, 2018 Read More →

Pending West Virginia Legislature special session call notable for what it doesn’t contain

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Gov. Jim Justice is expected to issue a call for a special legislative session to coincide with upcoming interim meetings of the West Virginia Legislature, May 20-22, but according to lawmakers, the tentative agenda is most notable for what it doesn’t include. Justice is not expected to […]