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By December 6, 2019 Read More →

National Newspaper Association applauds bipartisan Congressional action on postal bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — National Newspaper Association President Matt Adelman, publisher of the Douglas (Wyomimg) Budget, has announced that a postal reform bill supported by NNA has achieved a sufficient number of both Democrats and Republicans as sponsors and action has been recommended to Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  Adelman thanked Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., for his leadership in […]

By December 4, 2019 Read More →

Register today: Webinar on W.Va. Campaign Finance Reporting System set for Thursday, Dec. 5

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Members of the news media across West Virginia are asked to register ASAP for Thursday’s webinar on the state’s Campaign Finance Reporting System. The webinar is set for 2 p.m. on this Thursday, Dec. 5.  To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wv-press-webinar-wvas-campaign-finance-reporting-system-tickets-84596116261 WV Press encourages at least one reporter or editor from each news organization to register for the […]

Nearly $20B spent by Americans this ‘Small Business Saturday’
By December 4, 2019 Read More →

Nearly $20B spent by Americans this ‘Small Business Saturday’

Release from U.S. Small Business Administration: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — American consumers spent $19.6 billion at independent retailers and restaurants on Small Business Saturday®, according to data released yesterday by American Express and the National Federation of Independent Businesses. Data shows shoppers from coast to coast made a significant impact at small businesses during the 10th annual […]

By December 4, 2019 Read More →

Health insurance enrollment deadline looming

Local group offering free help for consumers through Dec. 15  CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Affordable Care Act is still in place and open enrollment is almost over for West Virginians who need to enroll, re-enroll or switch health insurance plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Four weeks into open enrollment, there has been a 36% […]

By December 4, 2019 Read More →

AARP WV offers advice against holiday scams, fraud

WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Christmas means many things: Church services, family gatherings, decorations, gifts, food and travel. But it also means an increase in scam and fraud attempts. AARP WV and WV Press have joined together to share advice on protecting your family this holiday season. AARP Assistant State Director Linda Bunn and […]

By December 4, 2019 Read More →

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Register today: Webinar on W.Va. Campaign Finance Reporting System set for Thursday, Dec. 5

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Members of the news media across West Virginia are asked to register ASAP for Thursday’s webinar on the state’s Campaign Finance Reporting System. The webinar is set for 2 p.m. on this Thursday, Dec. 5.  To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wv-press-webinar-wvas-campaign-finance-reporting-system-tickets-84596116261 WV Press encourages at least one reporter or editor from each news organization to register for the […]

By December 3, 2019 Read More →

Economic impact study requested for plan to connect Interstate 68 with W.Va. 2 in Marshall County

By Joselyn King, The Intelligencer of Wheeling WHEELING, W.Va. — The next route toward a proposed expansion of Interstate 68 to connect it with W.Va. 2 in Marshall County is an economic impact study. Robert Miller, executive director of the W.Va. 2 and I-68 Authority, sent a letter requesting the study to West Virginia Gov. […]

By December 3, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Attorney General fires back at Frontier, U.S. Attorney

By Steven Allen Adams, Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Attorney General pushed back in a Nov. 27 court filing on efforts by parties in a lawsuit against Frontier West Virginia to prevent the state from recouping millions in penalties from a botched broadband implementation nearly a decade ago. Frontier — […]

By December 3, 2019 Read More →

10 things to know: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HOUSE REPORT TO OUTLINE EVIDENCE FOR TRUMP IMPEACHMENT The findings will lay the foundation for the House […]