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Some West Virginians to get a tax break in 2020

From the Logan Banner WEST VIRGINIA— Good news for those West Virginians who receive Social Security benefits: Beginning in 2020, many will be getting a tax break. The 2019 legislative session passed a law that allows 35% of a person’s 2020 Social Security benefits to avoid income taxes. For this tax reduction to apply, the […]

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W.Va. bets big on plastics, and on backing of Trump administration

By Keith Schneider For Pro Publica WEST VIRGINIA — West Virginia’s industrial might has faded, but as 2020 approaches, the state has two resources that could be crucial to President Donald Trump as he seeks reelection and tries to make good on his pledge of “American energy dominance” — Republican votes and abundant natural gas. […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, July 31
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10 things to know: Wednesday, July 31

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. Warren, Sanders clash with moderate Democrats in debate Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the […]

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Opinion: Much more than money; The many roles of foundations
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Opinion: Much more than money; The many roles of foundations

By Janell E. Ray Chief Executive Officer Pallottine Foundation of Huntington The Pallottine Foundation of Huntington has just passed a milestone — the application deadline for our first round of grantmaking in the 20 counties we serve in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio. The Foundation’s mission, to support transformative health initiatives that empower all individuals […]

Opinion: Accurate voter registration lists are first step in election integrity
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Opinion: Accurate voter registration lists are first step in election integrity

By Mac Warner West Virginia Secretary of State  There is much concern over election integrity as we approach the 2020 election. However, West Virginians can rest assured that as our state’s top election official, I have been working diligently with county clerks and other officials throughout the state to secure our elections, and to ensure […]

Mylan, Pfizer to create new company
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Mylan, Pfizer to create new company

From The Charleston Gazette-Mail MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Mylan, the generic pharmaceutical company that was founded in West Virginia and remains one of the state’s largest private employers, will be combined next year with a spinoff company from Pfizer, the nation’s largest drugmaker. The new company, which has not been named, will combine Mylan’s generic drug […]

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National Science Foundation to keep W.Va. Green Bank Facility open
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National Science Foundation to keep W.Va. Green Bank Facility open

From The Intermountain GREEN BANK, W.Va. — The National Science Foundation recently made the decision not to close an observatory in West Virginia. The foundation is an independent federal agency created to, among other goals, promote the progress of science, advance the national health and secure national defense, according to its website. Among the facilities operated by the […]

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Legislation passes, expands GI Bill in W.Va.
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Legislation passes, expands GI Bill in W.Va.

From The Weirton Daily Times CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, applauded the Senate’s passage of his bill, the Veteran STEM Scholarship Improvement Act, that will expand the GI Bill for veterans seeking careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives in June, changes the […]

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W.Va. legislators seek control over drug settlement money

By Lacie Pierson for The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Five members of the West Virginia House of Delegates want Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to reserve funds from a $37 million opioid settlement for substance abuse prevention and treatment. In the letter dated July 29, the bipartisan group of delegates asked Morrisey to hold onto his […]

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