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WVPA Foundation accepting college student applications for 2023 scholarship-summer Internship awards

Four students received $4,000 awards in 2022 WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The WVPA Foundation is now accepting applications from students for 2023 Summer Internships at West Virginia newspapers and 2023 college scholarships. Newspapers interested in hosting an intern, should contact WVPA Executive Director Don Smith at [email protected][Read More…]

West Virginia Board Of Public Works hears tax assessment appeals

By Steven Allen Adams, The Intelligencer CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s constitutional officers listened to concerns Wednesday raised by a major rail company, a natural gas pipeline and several telecommunications over their tentative tax assessments. The Board of Public Works met Wednesday morning in the Governor’s Cabinet and Conference Room[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Capito joins U.S. Senate GOP leadership

By Steven Allen Adams, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Republicans in the U.S. Senate might not have retaken the majority after the midterm elections last week, but U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito was elected to the number five spot in Senate Republican leadership Wednesday. Capito, R-W.Va., was[Read More…]

West Virginia environmental groups focus on top legislative priorities in wake of ally losses in state legislative races

By Mike Tony, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Some of the West Virginia Legislature’s most vocal proponents for greater environmental protections lost their reelection races last week as the Republican supermajority grew. The losses come as blows to advocates for stronger clean energy and water quality laws as the GOP[Read More…]

West Virginia sees 2024 political races already heating up

By Charles Boothe, Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Fresh off the midterm election, the political landscape for 2024 in West Virginia is already starting to take shape. Rep. Alex Mooney, Republican-1st District, announced Tuesday he will run for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Democrat Joe Manchin. Mooney[Read More…]

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