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GOP ditches six appointments by WV governor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Senate Democrats promised retaliation Wednesday after the Republican-led Committee on Confirmations axed half a dozen gubernatorial nominees for various state boards, including PEIA.

Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, said the people who were not confirmed had “served with distinction,” but there was a common theme.

“They’re all Democrats and labor supporters who maybe have not been supporters of the new leadership,” Kessler said.

On a motion by Sen. Jeff Mullins, R-Raleigh, the following were removed from the confirmations list…

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