State news, releases and Information

By September 23, 2015 Read More →

Unclaimed property inserts set for distribution

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer John Perdue’s office is distributing unclaimed property inserts in newspapers from Huntington to Martinsburg, in hopes that people who find their names will file claims as rightful owners. Distribution began this week in the largest newspaper in each county. The final week’s distribution will begin on Oct. 5, capping off […]

By September 23, 2015 Read More →

Morrisey announces his office to host National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day site at State Capitol

Morrisey: This event is yet another way to help reduce prescription drug abuse in West Virginia. CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today announced his Office will participate in the tenth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 near the East Rotunda on the California Street side […]

By September 23, 2015 Read More →

Capito joins all 20 women senators to introduce #Freethe20 resolution

Bipartisan Resolution Calls for Release of Women Political Prisoners Around the World WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) joined all 20 women senators to introduce the bipartisan #FreeThe20 resolution to support the empowerment of women and urge countries to release women held unjustly. Earlier this month, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations […]

By September 23, 2015 Read More →

Audobon Int’l recognizes environmental efforts at Stonewall Resort

WESTON, W.Va. – Audubon International recently announced that Stonewall Resort’s Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course has retained its Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program Certification. Jason Hollen, golf course superintendent at Stonewall Resort said, “We take environmental stewardship very seriously at Stonewall Resort, and we’re honored that Audubon International recognizes our commitment and has recertified our designation […]

By September 23, 2015 Read More →

Manchin, Capito urge West Virginians to participate in drug take-back day this Saturday

National Drug Take-Back Day is an opportunity to help reduce the risk of prescription drug abuse and increase awareness of this critical public health epidemic Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today urged West Virginians to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Drug Take-Back Day this […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

Capito supports bill to help combat Alzheimer’s disease

Legislation Would Award Prizes for Breakthroughs in Research, Detection and Cures WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced her support today for legislation to create prize-based incentives that encourage more public-private collaboration in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia. The Ensuring Useful Research Expenditures is Key for Alzheimer’s […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

Manchin calls on FCC to deliver on promise of universal service

In a letter to Chairman Wheeler, Senator Manchin presses the FCC to improve the Mobility Fund and invest $70 million in expanding wireless services to rural America  Manchin invites Chairman Wheeler to West Virginia to see rural communication challenges firsthand Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today sent a letter to Federal Communications […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

Speaker Armstead calls for disclosure and reallocation of Planned Parenthood funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, today announced he has sent a letter to the state Department of Health and Human Resources asking the agency to detail any and all state funding it has provided to Planned Parenthood operations.The national Planned Parenthood organization has received significant attention and criticism in recent weeks after […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

W.Va. Trucking Association to celebrate accomplishments, educate members during annual conference

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Trucking Association will hold its annual convention and trade show on Tuesday and Wednesday (Sept. 22-23) at Stonewall Resort near Weston, West Virginia to celebrate industry accomplishments and to engage members in networking, education and policy issues.  Media are encouraged to cover the meeting on the morning of Wednesday, […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →

Manchin’s office open to all West Virginians coming to D.C. for papal visit

Senator Manchin invites all West Virginians who are visiting Washington, D.C. for the Pope’s visit to stop by his office for coffee and refreshments Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) will open his office to West Virginians who are visiting Washington D.C. for Pope Francis’s visit. His office will open at 6 […]