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Media Advisory: Survey finds overwhelming public support for Health Care End of Year Package

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Protect Our Care has issued the following media advisory: A new Public Policy Polling survey finds overwhelming public support for a series of reforms that will improve the health of millions of children, pregnant women, and moms, particularly people of color and rural Americans.[Read More…]

For second consecutive year, Mister Bee Potato Chips selected ‘Best West Virginia Made Food Product’

Recognized in WV Living Magazine’s ‘Best of West Virginia’ contest WV Press Release Sharing PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – Mister Bee Potato Chips has been selected as the “Best West Virginia Made Food Product” in West Virginia Living magazine’s “Best of West Virginia” contest for the second consecutive year. The state’s only[Read More…]

Media Advisory: ‘People Over Politics’ virtual panel set for 1 p.m. today

WV & NC Activists and  Legal Experts discuss potential for election chaos from Moore v. Harper West Virginia Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  The Greenbrier Chapter of the NAACP (Branch #3227) and Race Matters WV have issued the following media advisory and invite media to join the virtual panel at 1 p.m. today. On[Read More…]

WVMA celebrating National Manufacturing Day; striving for tax fairness

Release from the West Virginia Manufacturers Association: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Manufacturers Association is celebrating National Manufacturing Day, Oct. 4, 2019, by highlighting how important the industry is to our state and national economy. “Our manufacturing activity in West Virginia accounts for more than 10 percent of our[Read More…]

Improving health care infrastructure to rural populations key to reducing health disparities

Release from AmeriHealth Caritas PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Health disparities are often associated with race, ethnicity, and income. But the 60 million Americans who, according to the United States Census Bureau, live in rural areas[i] face unique health care disparities of their own. These disparities must also be addressed to improve the quality of care[Read More…]

W.Va. State Treasurer’s office issues Notice of Intent to Award in medical cannabis banking solicitation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office has issued a Notice of Intent to Award on the Medical Cannabis Banking Request for Proposal (RFP). Monday, the State Treasurer’s Office notified the entities submitting proposals that Element Federal Credit Union has been selected as the apparent winning vendor for the[Read More…]

Positive implications of climate change: WVU researcher sees agricultural, food availability and economic possibilities

By Jake Stump Director, WVU Research Communications MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Depending on your side of the aisle, climate change either elicits doomsday anxiety or unabashed skepticism. Jason Hubbart, director of Institute of Water Security and Science at West Virginia University, takes a more centered approach. He’s studied the undisputable changing patterns in West[Read More…]

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