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West Virginia recognized as leader in government spending transparency
By April 26, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia recognized as leader in government spending transparency

West Virginia Press Association Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has been recognized as leading the nation in terms transparency in government spending and cited for setting an example for other states nationwide. The RIPIRG Education Fund, which does public interest research, recognized West Virginia in its report: “Following the Money 2018 — How the 50 […]

Early vote totals show 6,892 West Virginians have visited the polls
By April 26, 2018 Read More →

Early vote totals show 6,892 West Virginians have visited the polls

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Secretary of State Mac Warner has release the following update relating to early voting in West Virginia. A total of 6,892 West Virginians had cast their ballot as of  9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 26. Of that total, 3,758 were Democrat; 2,101 were Republican; and 1,008 had no party affiliation. The Mountain Party […]

Gov. Justice signs childhood cancer license plate legislation into law
By April 13, 2018 Read More →

Gov. Justice signs childhood cancer license plate legislation into law

Release from West Virginia Kids Cancer Crusaders:  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Kids Cancer Crusaders joined with Gov. Jim Justice April 11 for a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 590 into law, which will create a Childhood Cancer License Plate. “With the passage of this legislation it allows the childhood cancer community to raise awareness for […]

Gov. Justice signs legislation impacting W.Va. coal industry
By April 13, 2018 Read More →

Gov. Justice signs legislation impacting W.Va. coal industry

Release from the West Virginia Coal Association: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice conducted ceremonial bill signings Wednesday for several pieces of legislation from the 2018 legislation session that will impact the West Virginia Coal industry. The WV Coal Association outlined the bills: SB525: Relating to certification for EMT-Mining ─ Codifies the transfer of the […]

By April 13, 2018 Read More →

Readers have 30 days of free access to The Dominion Post’s new website and mobile app

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Dominion Post is excited to let readers know about a new website and mobile app for dominionpost.com. “We have been working on this new look for several months now and are excited …,” said Managing Editor Pam Queen. “We’ve wanted to clean up the look of the site for some time […]

By April 10, 2018 Read More →

W.Va. Legislative announces April interim committees meeting schedule

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The schedule for the April interim Committee meetings for the West Virginia Legislature has been announced. The legislative interim committees will meet Monday, April 16, starting at 9 a.m. To see the general schedule and agendas visit: http://www.wvlegislature.gov/committees/interims/intcomsched.cfm Convene Adjourn Committee Location 9 AM 11 AM Post Audits Subcommittee Senate Finance 11 AM […]

By April 9, 2018 Read More →

WV PEIA Task Force to meet 2 p.m today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  West Virginia’s PEIA Task Force, established by Gov. Jim Justice to find long-term solutions for public employees health insurance, will hold its second meeting at 2 p.m., April 10, 2018, in the West Virginia Theater at the State Culture Center. PEIA Director Ted Cheatham will give task force members a detailed presentation […]

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W.Va. House Speaker Tim Armstead reflects on 20-year service in the House
By April 9, 2018 Read More →

W.Va. House Speaker Tim Armstead reflects on 20-year service in the House

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — On Tim Armstead’s desk is the gavel he used most days in his four years as speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates. Behind his desk, however, is another smaller gavel used for special occasions — marking the first and last day of the 60-day regular […]

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By April 4, 2018 Read More →

National group praises signing of West Virginia’s DNA bill

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — A national advocacy group praised the signing of a bill that takes aim at reducing the processing time of DNA lab tests, calling it “an important step toward comprehensive rape kit reform.” Joyful Heart, a national organization with the goal of transforming society’s response to sexual assault, […]

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By April 3, 2018 Read More →

Bill that releases funds for West Virginia flood recovery becomes law

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — A bill releasing funds that will go toward flood recovery in White Sulphur Springs recently became law without the governor’s signature. Senate Bill 500 will allow the city to expend principal and interest from a special interest-bearing fund. The town sold an airport for $1 million to […]

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