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West Virginia couple seeking state senate, house seats

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner MATHIAS, W.Va. — It may be a first for West Virginia. A Mathias husband and wife team will both throw their hats into the ring for public office. Matthew and Tonya Persinger are seeking a seat in the West Virginia State Senate and West[Read More…]

Gov. Tomblin encourages statewide nomination for 2016 Governor’s Service Awards

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is encouraged all West Virginians to nominate outstanding individuals, families and organizations for the 2016 Governor’s Service Awards. “The annual Governor’s Service Awards are a wonderful opportunity to recognize those who dedicate countless hours of their time to help those in need and build[Read More…]

Ab-Libs Column: The most overused word in advertising

  By John Foust Raleigh, NC I can imagine this scene playing out hundreds of times every day. A sales person sits in an advertiser’s office and says, “Let’s talk about your next ad campaign. What are your thoughts?” That’s a sensible conversation starter. Ask an open-ended question, hear the[Read More…]

Media Alert: Sen. Manchin visiting state

Visits Focus on Fighting the Drug Abuse Epidemic and speaking directly with community leaders   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Next week, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) will make several stops throughout West Virginia to meet with community and business leaders, local officials and students, and discuss current issues that are important[Read More…]

Column by W.Va. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey: Outside Counsel Policy

By Patrick Morrisey W.Va. Attorney General West Virginia taxpayers deserve transparency, competitive bidding and millions of dollars in cost savings, all of which my administration delivered with its implementation of an outside counsel policy. This initiative, already responsible for saving taxpayers more than $4.3 million since 2013, revolutionized the process[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Manchin staff hosting Manchin Mobile Mondays

Sen. Manchin’s staff will host mobile office hours for constituents in April. WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV, announced that representatives from his offices will take part in Manchin Mobile Mondays, bringing Senator Manchin’s office to a location near you. Constituents will have an opportunity to discover how we may help you[Read More…]

Attorney General Morrisey urges consumers to know their tax preparer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today advises consumers to verify the legitimacy of tax preparers when seeking assistance during tax filing season. The Internal Revenue Service estimates more than half of taxpayers hire a professional when it is time to file their return. “Filing taxes can be a[Read More…]

Kessler gets United Food and Commercial Workers endorsement

Kessler Receives Third Labor Endorsement in Gubernatorial Campaign CHARLESTON, W.Va. — President of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 23 (UFCW), Anthony Helfer, announced today that the union is endorsing Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Kessler for Governor. UFCW Local 23 Legislative Director Leslie Bond says Kessler is the only[Read More…]

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