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Sen. Capito’s talks energy in weekly address to West Virginians

Jan. 29, 2016 — This week, the Senate began debating a bipartisan energy bill that marks the first comprehensive energy policy update in eight years. Senator Capito discusses the importance of this legislation for West Virginia and the need for commonsense reform. Weekly Address to West Virginians: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5IdcrVLmMc January 29, 2016[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Fight Child Poverty event at Capitol on Thursday

Kids and Families Day Kick Off at Culture Center at 9:30 a.m. CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Our Children, Our Future Campaign is convening the 2016 Kids and Families Day at the Legislature on Thursday, Jan. 28, to advocate for 10 policy proposals that the group believes will help fight child poverty in West Virginia. The[Read More…]

Murray: Reduce severance tax to save coal jobs

Coal operator wants West Virginia tax reduced from 5 to 2 percent By Don Smith West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia politicians must stop the “political platitudes and lip service” and take immediate action if they want to save coal mining jobs in the state, according to the[Read More…]

Samantha Smith joins Charleston Newspapers

CHARLESTON, W.Va — West Virginia Press Association Advertising Director Samantha Smith, who headed up the WVPA’s Press Services advertising agency operation for the last two years, has returned to the newspaper industry. Smith left the WVPA at the end of  2015 to assume an advertising sale director position with the Charleston Gazette-Mail,[Read More…]

Statewide Roundup: West Virginians digging out from massive snow storm

West Virginia Press Association Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — From the moment its first flakes began to fall around 7 a.m. Friday in southern West Virginia until the last flakes fell in the Eastern Panhandle late Saturday, Winter Storm Jonas dumped record amounts of snow on West Virginia, with totals from[Read More…]

Phil Kabler: At the Capitol for Jan. 22

By Phil Kabler For the West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the 60-day legislative session moved into its second week, the main focus was not on the Senate or the House of Delegates, or even the governor’s office. Attention turned to state Supreme Court chambers, which was called[Read More…]

GoToWV announces February activities across Mountain State

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Adventure Advisory highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. The Adventure Advisory is prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV). Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com. Event organizers and promoters are encouraged to submit items electronically at http://GoToWV.com/partners/. Feb. 1-28: Valentine’s Romance Package,[Read More…]

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