State news, releases and Information

By August 11, 2015 Read More →

Capito on FBI-DoD Biometrics Technology Center dedication in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R.-W.Va.) released the following statement about today’s dedication of the Biometrics Technology Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia: “Today’s announcement highlights the strong partnership between DoD and the FBI in combatting terrorism at home and abroad. West Virginia University and Marshall University have made significant investments to create […]

By August 11, 2015 Read More →

Del. Isaac Sponaugle urges Gov. Tomblin to accept NIOC Sugar Grove Naval Base

FRANKLIN, W.Va. –The NIOC Sugar Grove Naval Base was awarded to the West Virginia Division of Corrections by the United States General Services Administration in early May 2015. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has not made a decision to authorize the Division of Corrections to accept the base, which is scheduled to close on September 30, […]

By August 11, 2015 Read More →

WV BIC hosts “Policy & Progress” business forum Wednesday in Charles Town

Senate President Cole, AG Morrisey, local legislators to participate  CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia Business & Industry Council – with partnership from the Eastern Panhandle Business Association, West Virginia Economic Development Council and the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce – will host a regional business forum from 1-4:30 p.m. on Aug. 12 at Hollywood Casino, […]

By August 11, 2015 Read More →

Capito announces events in West Virginia this week

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) will participate in several events throughout West Virginia this week. Tonight, Capito will throw out the first pitch at the 8th Purple Power Night honoring the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at Appalachian Power Park. The event starts at 6:30 p.m., gates open at 6:05 p.m. On Wednesday, Capito will […]

By August 11, 2015 Read More →

Leadership Mon announces class of 2015-2016

MORGANTOWN, WV –Leadership Monongalia and the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce have announced the members of the 2015-2016 Class of Leadership Mon.  “This year’s class represents the best of the Monongalia County area in its diversity and talent”,   said Bobbie Hawkins, Co-Program Director of Leadership Monongalia. “I am truly excited to be sharing the next […]

By August 11, 2015 Read More →

Morrisey leads coalition in brief supporting prayer

Morrisey: “The free expression of faith should not be quashed.” *Video/Soundbite available here: http://bit.ly/1TcezJu* CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today announced his Office has led a 13-state coalition to urge a federal appeals court to uphold public officials’ right to pray at public meetings. The coalition last week filed an amicus curiae, or friend […]

Lawmakers issue swift reaction to Obama’s Clean Power Plan
By August 11, 2015 Read More →

Lawmakers issue swift reaction to Obama’s Clean Power Plan

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Reaction to President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which calls for a decrease in carbon emissions in order to combat climate change, came quickly this week, as reported in the Charleston Gazette-Mail. Many policymakers in West Virginia are threatening legal action in what they see as an attack on the region’s already-struggling coal […]

By August 11, 2015 Read More →

Senator Capito issues weekly address to West Virginians

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This week, Senator Capito discusses the president’s devastating Clean Power Plan, her legislation to roll back the misguided carbon mandates, which passed the Senate EPW Committee on Wednesday, and her push for a long-term transportation funding bill. On Thursday, the Senate began its August work period. Weekly video messages from Senator Capito […]

By August 6, 2015 Read More →

SBA participates in Lunch & Learn with Lockheed Martin

FAIRMONT, W.Va.  ─ Those interested in learning how small and diverse businesses can market their capabilities to become a supplier to Lockheed Martin will get their chance later this month. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia District Office joins officials from Lockheed Martin for a Lunch and Learn session Thursday, August 27, from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center, […]

By August 6, 2015 Read More →

Del. Moffatt reiterates call to arm guard

Del.  Moffatt travels to Chattanooga Army Recruiter to place flag at Memorial CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Exactly three weeks ago the Chattanooga Army Recruiter was attacked by a lone gunman killing Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, Lance Clp. Squire K. Wells, Staff Sgt. David Wyatt, Sgt. Carson Holmquist, and Petty Officer Randall Smith. A few days later […]