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By March 8, 2016 Read More →

Alert: State DEP Secretary Huffman testifying at EPA hearing

U.S. Sen. Capito to participate in Senate EPW Hearing WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) will participate in a U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing regarding state perspectives on EPA regulations and the role of states. The hearing will feature testimony from West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Randy C. […]

Proponents: One day left to get W.Va. Neighborhood Investment Program on House Finance Committee agenda
By March 7, 2016 Read More →

Proponents: One day left to get W.Va. Neighborhood Investment Program on House Finance Committee agenda

After 13 days before House Finance Committee, Senate Bill 293 still not on agenda  WVPA Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Proponents of renewing the West Virginia Neighborhood Investment Program — SB293 — say the bill is in “real danger” of failing to get support in the 2016 legislative session.   “We’ve arrived at a critical cross roads for the renewal of the […]

Wheeling Jesuit defeated West Liberty, 70-66, to win Mountain East Conference crown
By March 6, 2016 Read More →

Wheeling Jesuit defeated West Liberty, 70-66, to win Mountain East Conference crown

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Gov. Tomblin: Statement on legislative override of  his concealed carry veto
By March 5, 2016 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin: Statement on legislative override of his concealed carry veto

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today issued a statement following the Legislature’s veto override on House Bill 4145, relating to the carry or use of a handgun or deadly weapon: “West Virginia’s law enforcement officers have dedicated their lives to keeping us safe and helping us in times of need, and it’s disheartening […]

2016 MEC basketball tournament schedule, photos
By March 4, 2016 Read More →

2016 MEC basketball tournament schedule, photos

2016 MEC Basketball Tournament With seedings and pairings set for this weekend’s  2016 Mountain East Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament — presented by GoMart —  action is underway at the Charleston Civic Center. GoMart is the title sponsor of the Mountain East Conference Basketball Tournament for the third-straight year. GoMart has been in business for over 100 […]

By March 3, 2016 Read More →

‘Brunch Bill’ advances to House Judiciary Committee

WVPA Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  The “Brunch Bill” — amended to include a county option — advanced to the House Judiciary Committee Thursday and one step closer to a floor  vote in the West Virginia House of Delegates. The House Roads and Transportation Committee passed the bill, which would allow restaurants and bars to sell alcohol beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays; however, the […]

Gov. Tomblin proclaims March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in West Virginia
By March 3, 2016 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin proclaims March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in West Virginia

Communications Director Chris Stadelman talks about his battle with colon cancer Gov. Tomblin proclaims March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin presents a proclamation to American Cancer Society representative Michelle Chappell. YOUTUBE.COM    

Gov. Tomblin vetos HB 4145 – concealed carry legislation
By March 3, 2016 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin vetos HB 4145 – concealed carry legislation

 

By March 3, 2016 Read More →

Proponents ready for discussion on SB 508 – nuisance lawsuit reform

WVPA Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.VA. — With crossover day for bills complete, legislators from both chambers of the West Virginia Legislature will spend remainder of the 2016 session reviewing and analyzing bills, deciding which pieces of legislation will reach the desk of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. Proponents of Senate Bill 508 —  through the Senate and now […]

Poll:  76 percent of West Virginians support natural gas pipeline development
By March 3, 2016 Read More →

Poll: 76 percent of West Virginians support natural gas pipeline development

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Seventy-six percent of West Virginians support the construction of underground pipelines in West Virginia to transport natural gas to areas where it is used and sold, according to the results of a recent statewide survey by Mark Blankenship Enterprises conducted on behalf of the West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association. “West Virginians […]