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A Capitol idea! WV Press invites you to show your pet

Governor Justice’s ‘Babydog’ is the most famous but not the only pet with a Capitol connection WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s “Babydog” clearly is the most famous dog in the state, but she is not the only pet connected to the State Capitol. Numerous[Read More…]

Media Advisory: WV Coalition for Truth and History to share poll numbers on direction of state

Event set for 12:15 p.m. at State Capitol WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Coalition for Truth and History has issued the following media advisory: WHO:            West Virginia Coalition for Truth and History and others. WHAT:          News conference to release scientific poll numbers showing most West Virginians are[Read More…]

Today at the Capitol: WV Legislature, committee schedules for Wednesday, Feb. 1

Wednesday, Feb. 122nd day of the 2023 Legislative Session CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association provides a daily preview of legislative action. This preview is made possible with the support of AARP WV, WVU University Relations, and the WV Press Association Foundation. Activities Calendar: SENATE SENATE CALENDAR The Senate[Read More…]

At the WV Legislature: House Committee on Economic Development and Tourism advances Adopt-A-Trail legislation

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Legislature’s House Committee on Economic Development and Tourism advanced a bill on Tuesday that would allow the state’s Division of Natural Resources (DNR) to create the Adopt-A-Trail volunteer program.  The bill, Senate Bill (SB) 4, would give volunteer[Read More…]

At the WV Legislature: House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources looks at e-bikes, other legislation

Delegates debate e-bike as intrusion vs. tourism growth By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.V.a. – The House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources, on Monday, advanced four bills with financial implications.  First on the agenda was HB 2062, which seeks to “establish rules and regulations for e-bikes that[Read More…]

Today at the Capitol: WV Legislature, committee schedules for Tuesday, Jan. 31

Tuesday, Jan. 3121th day of the 2023 Legislative Session CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association provides a daily preview of legislative action. This preview is made possible with the support of AARP WV, WVU University Relations, and the WV Press Association Foundation. Activities Calendar: SENATE SENATE CALENDAR The Senate[Read More…]

A Capitol idea! WV Press invites you to show your pet

Governor Justice’s ‘Babydog’ is the most famous but not the only pet with a Capitol connection WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s “Babydog” clearly is the most famous dog in the state, but she is not the only pet connected to the State Capitol. Numerous[Read More…]

At the WV Legislature: Rev. Watts calls for $300 million state investment in communities struggling with high poverty

Community leader wants funds used to improve housing, health, workforce, economic and social service coordination By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The state’s 86th Legislature has the unique opportunity to improve the state’s workforce participation rate by investing in those who will always call West Virginia home,[Read More…]

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