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New training for law enforcement in West Virginia to focus on intellectual or development disabilities

By Emily Keefer, The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Beginning June 13, Safe Interactions for Law Enforcement and Persons with Intellectual or Development Disabilities training began statewide, as officers took the initiative to arm themselves with better training for interactions that are becoming more common. The statewide training initiative is designed[Read More…]

West Virginia Attorney General Morrisey celebrates 50th anniversary of landmark women’s’ sports law

Briefs public on status of transgender student-athlete lawsuit By Steven Allen Adams, The Weirton Daily Times CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With Thursday being the 50th anniversary of a landmark law prohibiting discrimination of girls and women in taxpayer-funded sports, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said a lawsuit brought against a state law[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Capito, West Virginia Delegate Hansen offer perspectives on EPA’s new, lower PFAS advisory levels

By David Beard, The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A recent legislative look at a group of potentially hazardous chemicals – called PFAS – in West Virginia’s drinking water supply coincided with a U.S. EPA health advisory announcement lowering the recommended levels of PFAS. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has been a[Read More…]

Gov. Justice, Department of Tourism announce nine larger-than-life Almost Heaven swings at scenic locations across West Virginia

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Department of Tourism are inviting West Virginians – and all those who love West Virginia – to celebrate the Mountain State’s birthday today by posting photos to social media of their favorite places around the state. This year,[Read More…]

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