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By January 21, 2019 Read More →

Opinion: This week in the W.Va House of Delegates

From the W.Va House of Delegates for the week ending Jan. 18, 2019:   CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The House of Delegates this week began work on comprehensive legislation to help fix two areas of critical need in the state: lack of adequate broadband internet access, and the crisis situation in the state’s foster care system. […]

Opinion: WV Press Legislative Column — At The Capitol from Jan. 18
By January 21, 2019 Read More →

Opinion: WV Press Legislative Column — At The Capitol from Jan. 18

By Phil Kabler Charleston Gazette-Mail Capitol Reporter ​For the West Virginia Press Association ​ While bills to expand broadband Internet access to rural areas, and to provide grants and other incentives to encourage students to attend community and technical colleges advanced during the first full week of the 2019 legislative session, much attention was on […]

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Monday, Jan. 21
By January 21, 2019 Read More →

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Monday, Jan. 21

Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 13th Day of the Legislative Session Rotunda and social activities:   From the Activity Calendar:   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Bell Ringing, North Circle following march to Capitol (approximate time noon);  Health Freedom Day, Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas; NFIB, Upper House Walkway (1 Table); Optometry Day at the […]

By January 18, 2019 Read More →

Delegates seek term limits for West Virginia’s congressional delegation

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — A resolution seeking term limits in Congress was introduced Thursday in the West Virginia Legislature. House Joint Resolution 14, assigned to the House Judiciary Committee, would add West Virginia to the list of states proposing congressional term limits. West Virginia would become the 13th […]

Citizens, advocates criticize DEP for failing to defend water quality standards
By January 18, 2019 Read More →

Citizens, advocates criticize DEP for failing to defend water quality standards

By ERIN BECK The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — About 30 people turned out for a public listening session Thursday at the Department of Environmental Protection, with most criticizing the DEP for recently opting not to defend its own proposal to update water quality standards. After the federal Environmental Protection Agency recommended West Virginia update standards for […]

By January 18, 2019 Read More →

By January 18, 2019 Read More →

Thomas Art Walk to bring color to winter

By DAN GEOHAGAN The Inter-Mountain THOMAS, W.Va.  — In the midst of the winter’s white, a festival of color will take place on the top of the mountain in Tucker County Saturday. The Thomas Art Walk, an annual tradition in Tucker, is this year participating in showing solidarity with the Women’s March in Washington D.C. […]

WVU students receive NASA Space Grant fellowships
By January 18, 2019 Read More →

WVU students receive NASA Space Grant fellowships

WVU Today Eight students from West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded undergraduate fellowships from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium for the 2018-2019 academic year. Each student will receive a $1,000 award: $500 from the Eberly College and $500 from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium. The […]

Read Aloud West Virginia growing again — and seeking volunteers
By January 18, 2019 Read More →

Read Aloud West Virginia growing again — and seeking volunteers

By MICHAL NEARY The Journal MARTINSBURG — For volunteers who read to children through Read Aloud West Virginia, one prime goal is to create a space in the classroom where reading is simply enjoyable. “We’re a live commercial for reading,” said Dawn Miller, communications director for the nonprofit organization. “We’re the cheerleaders.” And that role […]

Leadership West Virginia announces Class of 2019
By January 18, 2019 Read More →

Leadership West Virginia announces Class of 2019

West Virginia Press Association’s DeBord included in 2019 leaders CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Fifty-seven leaders from across the state have accepted invitations to participate in the 2019 Class of Leadership West Virginia. Candidates were selected from a list of applicants submitted in late 2018. Stephanie Abraham, Abraham Law, PLLC (Logan) James Adkins, Steptoe & Johnson (Charleston) […]