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By May 17, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia House Democrats start petition to add medical marijuana fix to any special session call

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — West Virginia House Democrats are pushing Gov. Jim Justice to add a medical marijuana banking fix to a special session that could take place as early as next week. Nothing is set in stone for an agenda, but a draft of what the legislators will be addressing […]

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National Youth Science Foundation hosts ‘STEM’ teachers workshop
By May 4, 2018 Read More →

National Youth Science Foundation hosts ‘STEM’ teachers workshop

DAVIS, W.Va. — The National Youth Science Foundation in a partnership with The Harless Center, recently hosted a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Teachers Workshop at The National Youth Science Center in Davis. “The National Youth Science Foundation was pleased to host a STEM workshop for teachers and administrators from across West Virginia at its […]

By May 2, 2018 Read More →

Could West Virginia’s 11th Senate GOP primary be a bellwether for November elections?

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — I’ve been told this is going to be a barometer for the fall elections,” Delegate Bill Hamilton, R-Upshur, said of the 11th Senatorial District Republican primary, where he faces one-term incumbent Sen. Robert Karnes, R-Upshur. Karnes, however, downplayed any significance of the 11th District primary may have […]

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By May 2, 2018 Read More →

Legislators discuss pros and cons of 2018 West Virginia session at chamber meeting

By DAVID BEARD The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — Local legislators shared the pros and cons of the 2018 session during a Tuesday afternoon meeting put on by the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce and the Morgantown Board of Realtors. Delegates and senators fielded some questions about specific topics and offered thoughts on bills – […]

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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 […]