Opinion

The Editorial category is a roundup of links to editorials and columns from West Virginia newspapers.

Opinion: Time to lower drug prices is now

Gaylene Miller AARP West Virginia State Director We are paying more for nearly everything today – from groceries to gas, and utility bills to housing. With inflation reaching its highest levels in 40 years – rising seven percent last year alone – Americans are asking what Congress can do to[Read More…]

Opinion: Let’s generate energy here to bolster our future

By Charlie Burd Last week, Senator Joe Manchin called on the Biden administration to ban crude oil imports from Russia in a push toward energy independence. In his words: “The entire world is watching as Vladimir Putin uses energy as a weapon in an attempt to extort and coerce our European[Read More…]

WV Treasurer Moore announces Hope Scholarship application period begins March 1

Adam Shuemake named program director WVB Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore today announced applications to use the Hope Scholarship education savings account program for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year will be available online beginning Tuesday, March 1. “We’re pleased to announce the opening of the[Read More…]

Opinion: U.S. Senator Manchin can lead on lowering prescription costs

By W.Va. Delegate Chad Lovejoy As 2022 enters its second month, families in West Virginia and across the nation are contending with financial pressure brought about by rising inflation. Toward the end of last year, inflation reached its highest point in decades, and the consumer price index rose nearly 7%[Read More…]

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