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West Virginia University College of Business and Economics expands entrepreneurial initiatives with addition of in-house business coach
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West Virginia University College of Business and Economics expands entrepreneurial initiatives with addition of in-house business coach

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University College of Business and Economics has strengthened its commitment to entrepreneurship by adding a business coach in the BrickStreet Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Deborah Magyar is the new West Virginia Small Business Development Center business coach at B&E, an addition WVU’s business school dean said […]

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West Virginia University Bureau of Business and Economic Research director says some reason for optimism in state economy

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The director of West Virginia University’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research said there is some reason for optimism with some growth in West Virginia’s economy. However, there are still challenges ahead for the Mountain State to overcome. In Wednesday’s state of the state address, Gov. Jim […]

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Editorial: Remember King’s words of America’s promise

From The Charleston Gazette-Mail: There are still West Virginians who remember segregation — white-only schools, restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, pools, neighborhoods. Higher-skilled jobs were tougher for black people to get.a Wave after wave of civil rights struggles have moved the United States closer to its aspirations. In the early 20th century, many thousands of black […]

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2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration today in Charleston, W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The public is invited to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. State Holiday Commission on Monday, January 15, 2018 for the annual commemoration and celebration of the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme is: “The Color of Unity”. The 2018 celebration will take place at Asbury United […]

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, Committee Schedule for Monday, Jan. 15
By January 14, 2018 Read More →

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, Committee Schedule for Monday, Jan. 15

W.Va. Legislative Committee Meeting Schedule – Subject to change Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm SENATE:  Senate Convenes at 11 a.m.  On the Agenda:  RESOLUTIONS SR 6: Designating March 21, 2018, as Down Syndrome Awareness Day (Gaunch) SR 7: Congratulating Wheeling Central Catholic high school on winning 2017 Class A football championship (Ferns, Weld) Senate Bills Introduced   […]

This week in the W.Va. House of Delegates: Jan 8-12
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This week in the W.Va. House of Delegates: Jan 8-12

From the W.Va. House of Delegates Communications Office: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The second regular session of the 83rd Legislature began Wednesday, with members of the House of Delegates returning to Charleston facing a much brighter outlook for the state than in recent years. Gov. Jim Justice used his State of the State address Wednesday to […]

At the Capitol: W.Va. State of State features Gov. Justice’s unique style, rhetoric
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At the Capitol: W.Va. State of State features Gov. Justice’s unique style, rhetoric

By Phil Kabler For The West Virginia Press Association As it did in 2017, the 2018 regular session of the Legislature got underway Wednesday with an unscripted, unconventional State of the State address from Gov. Jim Justice. Justice’s 49-minute address to a joint session of the House and Senate in House chambers included references to […]

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W.Va. Gov. Justice issues moratorium on new W.Va state regulations

By Eric Eyre Staff writer CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice has issued an executive order that blocks state agencies from changing or adopting any new regulations. The “regulatory moratorium,” as the Governor’s Office called it, aims to spur West Virginia’s economy and “promote citizens’ freedom to lawfully engage in individual, family and business pursuits.” […]

W.Va. State Sen. Jeff Mullins, R-Releigh, resigns from W.Va. Legislative
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W.Va. State Sen. Jeff Mullins, R-Releigh, resigns from W.Va. Legislative

By Andrea Lannom The  Register-Herald  CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Raleigh County Sen. Jeff Mullins announced his resignation from the state Senate effective Friday citing business and family obligations. Mullins, R-Raleigh, was first elected to the Senate in 2014. He served as chair to the Senate banking and insurance committee and vice chair to the finance committee. Mullins sent […]

West Virginia Legislature gives Justice’s funding proposals warm reception
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West Virginia Legislature gives Justice’s funding proposals warm reception

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice’s proposal to significantly increase state funding for economic development and tourism is getting a warm reception in the West Virginia Legislature — a year after lawmakers slammed the door on nearly identical spending increases in the 2017 regular session. “A year ago, we were […]