U.S. Senators Manchin and Romney introduce the bipartisan Fiscal Stability Act 

Legislation would create a bicameral fiscal commission to find legislative solutions to stabilize and decrease national debt WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) have introduced the bipartisan Fiscal Stability Act to strengthen America’s fiscal health and stabilize the nation’s finances for future generations. The legislation would[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Manchin announces $22.4 million from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to upgrade Weirton water treatment plant

WV Press Release Sharing WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced $22,470,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the City of Weirton. The funding will support upgrading Weirton’s water treatment[Read More…]

W.Va. Treasurer Riley Moore issues statement clarifying usage of Hope Scholarship funds and public charter schools

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore, who serves as chairman of the Hope Scholarship Board, has clarified that state law permits students to use Hope Scholarship funds for certain services provided by public charter schools but emphasized that students enrolled full-time in those schools are[Read More…]

WV Legislative Interims: Committee on Technology and Infrastructure updated on PSC’s investigation into water utility fire hydrant practices

Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Charlotte Lane, chairwoman of West Virginia’s Public Service Commission (PSC), on Tuesday, provided members of the legislative interim Joint Standing Committee on Technology and Infrastructure with an update on the PSC’s investigation into the state’s water utility fire hydrant practices.  According to[Read More…]

WV Legislative Interims: Committee on Children and Families updated on vaccine requirements in various states

WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “All 50 states, and the District of Columbia, require certain immunizations to attend schools, but some of the specific immunizations they require vary by state.” That’s what Shannon Kolman, senior health policy specialist with the National Coalition of State Legislators (NCSL) told state[Read More…]

WV Legislature Interims: Committee on Manufacturing and Energy hears presentation on governmental trends, coal development industry

WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Manufacturing and Energy, on Monday, heard a presentation from  Coal Association President Chris Hamilton regarding governmental trends and the overall market of the coal development industry. Hamilton began by thanking legislators for “all the pro-coal[Read More…]

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