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The Charleston State Journal
Make way for Ubermensch: WV companies gear up for July 1 startamended state code to allow the practice, but the rules that govern how that wi
Make way for Ubermensch: WV companies gear up for July 1 start
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
amended state code to allow the practice, but the rules that govern how that will happen exactly are still being written. House of Delegates passes WV budget bill that goes back to the Senate TuesdayHouse of Delegates passes WV budget bill that... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
W.Va. Marijuana Bill Needs More WorkWest Virginians think use of marijuana for health care purposes ought to be leg
W.Va. Marijuana Bill Needs More Work
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
West Virginians think use of marijuana for health care purposes ought to be legalized. A bill aimed at doing that has been introduced in the House of Delegates. Among its sponsors are Delegates Shawn Fluharty, D-Ohio, and Pat McGeehan, R-H... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
All-inclusive playground coming to Huntington, WVamended state code to allow the practice, but the rules that govern how that wi
All-inclusive playground coming to Huntington, WV
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
amended state code to allow the practice, but the rules that govern how that will happen exactly are still being written. House of Delegates passes WV budget bill that goes back to the Senate TuesdayHouse of Delegates passes WV budget bill that... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Shinnston, WV marks 6 straight years as Playful Cityamended state code to allow the practice, but the rules that govern how that wi
Shinnston, WV marks 6 straight years as Playful City
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
amended state code to allow the practice, but the rules that govern how that will happen exactly are still being written. House of Delegates passes WV budget bill that goes back to the Senate TuesdayHouse of Delegates passes WV budget bill that... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia lawmakers on long weekend break; no budget yet(AP) — A month before a possible government shutdown, West Virginia lawmakers a
West Virginia lawmakers on long weekend break; no budget yet
The Marietta Times / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) — A month before a possible government shutdown, West Virginia lawmakers are breaking for Memorial Day weekend. The House of Delegates passed a budget Friday without tax increases and with $143 million taken from the state's Rainy Day... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia lawmakers on long weekend break; no budget yet(AP) — A month before a possible government shutdown, West Virginia lawmakers a
West Virginia lawmakers on long weekend break; no budget yet
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) — A month before a possible government shutdown, West Virginia lawmakers are breaking for Memorial Day weekend. The House of Delegates passed a budget Friday without tax increases and with $143 million taken from the state's Rainy Day... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
House passes budget, goes on breakin the 60-day regular session earlier this year. "(Gov. Tomblin) is disappoint
House passes budget, goes on break
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
in the 60-day regular session earlier this year. "(Gov. Tomblin) is disappointed that the budget today passed by the House of Delegates does not identify a fiscally responsible solution," said Tomblin spokesman Chris Stadelman. "He will... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Solving Budget Crisis Takes Leadershipresponded to requests for additional information in January, February, March, A
Solving Budget Crisis Takes Leadership
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
responded to requests for additional information in January, February, March, April and May. Republican members of the House of Delegates have repeatedly cited "bloat" in state government despite the fact that I have cut $300 million from our... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
W.Va. Legislators Head Home, No Budget Yetin the 60-day regular session earlier this year. "(Gov. Tomblin) is disappoint
W.Va. Legislators Head Home, No Budget Yet
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
in the 60-day regular session earlier this year. "(Gov. Tomblin) is disappointed that the budget today passed by the House of Delegates does not identify a fiscally responsible solution," said Tomblin spokesman Chris Stadelman. "He will... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Ohio Valley Leaders Learn Effects of West Virginia Budget Woes during Moundsville Meetingbudget gaps since 2014. He added the 2017 fiscal year begins July 1, meaning th
Ohio Valley Leaders Learn Effects of West Virginia Budget Woes during Moundsville Meeting
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
budget gaps since 2014. He added the 2017 fiscal year begins July 1, meaning the budget must be balanced by then. The House of Delegates passed a budget Friday before lawmakers went home for the long holiday weekend. The Senate is expected to... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia lawmakers on long weekend break; no budget yet(AP) — A month before a possible government shutdown, West Virginia lawmakers a
West Virginia lawmakers on long weekend break; no budget yet
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) — A month before a possible government shutdown, West Virginia lawmakers are breaking for Memorial Day weekend. The House of Delegates passed a budget Friday without tax increases and with $143 million taken from the state's Rainy Day... Read more
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Business Wire
The J.G. Wentworth Company® Applauds Maryland's New Structured Settlement Payment Purchasing Lawrepresent the most extensive consumer protections in the country. The Company c
The J.G. Wentworth Company® Applauds Maryland's New Structured Settlement Payment Purchasing Law
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
represent the most extensive consumer protections in the country. The Company commends members of the Maryland Senate, House of Delegates, Attorney General and Delegate Sandy Rosenberg who worked to ensure enactment of this important... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Plenty of budget blame to share across both partiesits part — compromising and passing a tobacco tax that not everyone loved but o
Plenty of budget blame to share across both parties
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 2 days ago
its part — compromising and passing a tobacco tax that not everyone loved but one that was tolerable. As is the norm, the House of Delegates has proven to be a circus in desperate need of a lion tamer. About a dozen Republicans (depending on the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
West Virginia lawmakers on long weekend break; no budget yet(AP) - A month before a possible government shutdown, West Virginia lawmakers a
West Virginia lawmakers on long weekend break; no budget yet
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) - A month before a possible government shutdown, West Virginia lawmakers are breaking for Memorial Day weekend. The House of Delegates passed a budget Friday without tax increases and with $143 million taken from the state's Rainy Day... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
House of Delegates passes WV budget bill that goes back to the Senate TuesdayMembers of the West Virginia House of Delegates have passed a budget bill that
House of Delegates passes WV budget bill that goes back to the Senate Tuesday
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates have passed a budget bill that likely will be vetoed by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin if it survives the state Senate. The budget bill passed Friday, May 27, would rely on about $46 million in new budget cuts,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Catherine Pugh flew to Las Vegas on Md. businessman's jet, says she paidrepresenting the company on such matters as pest-control legislation and state
Catherine Pugh flew to Las Vegas on Md. businessman's jet, says she paid
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
representing the company on such matters as pest-control legislation and state contracts. Pica served one term in the House of Delegates and moved to the state Senate in 1983. Until this year, he held the distinction of being the only person... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Delegates vote to expire racetrack and casino modernization fundsto modernize equipment such as table games and keep them competetive with neigh
Delegates vote to expire racetrack and casino modernization funds
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 3 days ago
to modernize equipment such as table games and keep them competetive with neighboring states. The bill passed through the House of Delegates Thursday, and if HB 105 passes through the Senate as well, the legislature will have accounted $14 million... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV House of Delegates to vote on budget billMembers of the West Virginia House of Delegates are expected to vote on a budge
WV House of Delegates to vote on budget bill
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are expected to vote on a budget bill Friday, May 27. The bill would use approximately $48 million in budget cuts, about $48 million in one-time sweeps from unused money in state accounts and about $143... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Senate hands off budget crisis to House of Delegates Members of the West Virginia Senate have passed the ball to the House of Dele
WV Senate hands off budget crisis to House of Delegates
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Members of the West Virginia Senate have passed the ball to the House of Delegates to fix a $270 million deficit in the budget for the... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Compromise a two-way streetaccomplish that, they must close a $270 million gap between planned spending an
Compromise a two-way street
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 days ago
accomplish that, they must close a $270 million gap between planned spending and expected revenue. Some Democrats in the House of Delegates set themselves up as the immovable object. On Tuesday, with help from a few Republican lawmakers, they... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia editorial roundupfrom occurring again. Taking a critical, comprehensive look at state spending s
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 days ago
from occurring again. Taking a critical, comprehensive look at state spending should be the first step in that task. House of Delegates Minority Leader Tim Miley is spearheading a bipartisan campaign to begin the process by examining higher... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia editorial roundupfrom occurring again. Taking a critical, comprehensive look at state spending s
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
from occurring again. Taking a critical, comprehensive look at state spending should be the first step in that task. House of Delegates Minority Leader Tim Miley is spearheading a bipartisan campaign to begin the process by examining higher... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Two Can Play: Legislature’s ‘big-tax’ crowd won’t compromise eitheraccomplish that, they must close a $270 million gap between planned spending an
Two Can Play: Legislature’s ‘big-tax’ crowd won’t compromise either
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 4 days ago
accomplish that, they must close a $270 million gap between planned spending and expected revenue. Some Democrats in the House of Delegates set themselves up as the immovable object. On Tuesday, with help from a few Republican lawmakers, they... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia editorial roundupfrom occurring again. Taking a critical, comprehensive look at state spending s
West Virginia editorial roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
from occurring again. Taking a critical, comprehensive look at state spending should be the first step in that task. House of Delegates Minority Leader Tim Miley is spearheading a bipartisan campaign to begin the process by examining higher... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Critics of Baltimore school board secrecy have little recoursewere working on this." The legislation creating two elected school board membe
Critics of Baltimore school board secrecy have little recourse
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
were working on this." The legislation creating two elected school board members also sought to give one lawmaker from the House of Delegates and one from the state Senate a role in selecting the next city schools CEO. The board made its offer to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dozens of bills await Hogan's decision as deadline nearsbills passed both chambers by overwhelming margins, making it likely that the D
Dozens of bills await Hogan's decision as deadline nears
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
bills passed both chambers by overwhelming margins, making it likely that the Democratic majorities in the Senate and House of Delegates could override gubernatorial vetoes next January. Attorney General Brian E. Frosh will be among those... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Libertarians angry over being left out of WV gubernatorial debateLegislature back to budget square oneTobacco tax bill failure sends WV Legislat
Libertarians angry over being left out of WV gubernatorial debate
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Legislature back to budget square oneTobacco tax bill failure sends WV Legislature back to budget square one West Virginia House of Delegates Finance Committee Chairman Eric Nelson had a dire prediction for the future of the state’s budget plan... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Former Texas Gov. Perry heading to West Virginia for eventsLegislature back to budget square oneTobacco tax bill failure sends WV Legislat
Former Texas Gov. Perry heading to West Virginia for events
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Legislature back to budget square oneTobacco tax bill failure sends WV Legislature back to budget square one West Virginia House of Delegates Finance Committee Chairman Eric Nelson had a dire prediction for the future of the state’s budget plan... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
No Compromise? Then Cut Spendingaccomplish that, they must close a $270 million gap between planned spending an
No Compromise? Then Cut Spending
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 5 days ago
accomplish that, they must close a $270 million gap between planned spending and expected revenue. Some Democrats in the House of Delegates set themselves up as the immovable object. On Tuesday, with help from a few Republican lawmakers, they... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
West Virginia House Kills Tobacco Tax HikeCHARLESTON (AP) - The West Virginia House of Delegates killed a key tax hike on
West Virginia House Kills Tobacco Tax Hike
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 5 days ago
CHARLESTON (AP) - The West Virginia House of Delegates killed a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products Tuesday, blowing up negotiations between the GOP-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin in a critical budget... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Examination of higher ed a good ideaHouse of Delegates Minority Leader Tim Miley, D-Harrison, is spearheading a bip
Examination of higher ed a good idea
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 5 days ago
House of Delegates Minority Leader Tim Miley, D-Harrison, is spearheading a bipartisan campaign to begin the process by examining higher education in West Virginia. Higher education funding covers both two-year community and technical colleges and... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
West Virginia House kills tobacco tax hike, leaving budget in lurch- which is further complicated by an election year - is running $35,000 a day.
West Virginia House kills tobacco tax hike, leaving budget in lurch
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 5 days ago
- which is further complicated by an election year - is running $35,000 a day. Since the tobacco tax was rejected by the House of Delegates, Skinner said the next step moving forward in solving the budget shortfall is a willingness to work... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Attractive Idea: Examining higher ed’s sustainibility is a fine planHouse of Delegates Minority Leader Tim Miley, D-Harrison, is spearheading a bip
Attractive Idea: Examining higher ed’s sustainibility is a fine plan
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 5 days ago
House of Delegates Minority Leader Tim Miley, D-Harrison, is spearheading a bipartisan campaign to begin the process by examining higher education in West Virginia. Higher education funding covers both two-year community and technical colleges and... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Don’t Give Up On the Budgeteliminate the need for tax increases, including one on tobacco products approve
Don’t Give Up On the Budget
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 5 days ago
eliminate the need for tax increases, including one on tobacco products approved by the state Senate but rejected by the House of Delegates. No doubt some borrowing from the Rainy Day Fund will be necessary. But as Tomblin has pointed out,... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Mercer County Animal Shelter hosts cat forum in Bluefieldcharges out of Raleigh County. WV House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budg
Mercer County Animal Shelter hosts cat forum in Bluefield
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
charges out of Raleigh County. WV House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budgetWV House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budget The West Virginia House of Delegates is slated to vote on a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco p... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Residents voice opinions on old Beckley Newspapers buildingHouse kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budgetWV House kills tobacco tax hike,
Residents voice opinions on old Beckley Newspapers building
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budgetWV House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budget The West Virginia House of Delegates is slated to vote on a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The West Virginia House of... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Troopers investigating fatal wreck on Bradshaw MountainHouse kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budgetWV House kills tobacco tax hike,
Troopers investigating fatal wreck on Bradshaw Mountain
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budgetWV House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budget The West Virginia House of Delegates is slated to vote on a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The West Virginia House of... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Charleston attorney arrested for embezzlement in Raleigh CountyHouse kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budgetWV House kills tobacco tax hike,
Charleston attorney arrested for embezzlement in Raleigh County
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budgetWV House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budget The West Virginia House of Delegates is slated to vote on a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The West Virginia House of... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
WV House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budgetHouse kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budget The West Virginia House of Dele
WV House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budget
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
House kills tobacco tax hike, stymieing budget The West Virginia House of Delegates is slated to vote on a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The West Virginia House of... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Tobacco tax bill failure sends WV Legislature back to budget square oneLegislature back to budget square one West Virginia House of Delegates Finance
Tobacco tax bill failure sends WV Legislature back to budget square one
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Legislature back to budget square one West Virginia House of Delegates Finance Committee Chairman Eric Nelson had a dire prediction for the future of the state’s budget plan... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
3 West Virginia fire departments get federal grantsClassic golf tournament has nothing to do with year-old allegations Justice was
3 West Virginia fire departments get federal grants
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Classic golf tournament has nothing to do with year-old allegations Justice was paid state funds to host the event. WV House of Delegates takes up bill to move money from state infrastructure fundWV House of Delegates takes up bill to move... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Constitutional carry takes effect in West VirginiaClassic golf tournament has nothing to do with year-old allegations Justice was
Constitutional carry takes effect in West Virginia
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Classic golf tournament has nothing to do with year-old allegations Justice was paid state funds to host the event. WV House of Delegates takes up bill to move money from state infrastructure fundWV House of Delegates takes up bill to move... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
West Virginia House slated for key vote on tobacco tax hikeCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia House of Delegates is slated to vote
West Virginia House slated for key vote on tobacco tax hike
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia House of Delegates is slated to vote on a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The vote is expected Tuesday during the GOP-Led Legislature's seventh day of budget session. Each day of... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Budget needs to be approvedtaxes on cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and liquids used in electronic cigarette
Budget needs to be approved
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 6 days ago
taxes on cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and liquids used in electronic cigarettes. Action on that measure is stalled in the House of Delegates - at least partially because some lawmakers there are playing a political blame game. One way out of it... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Virginia republicans file lawsuit to stop Governor’s restoration of rights to ex-felonsTerry McAuliffe's unconstitutional restoration of voting rights to more than 20
Virginia republicans file lawsuit to stop Governor’s restoration of rights to ex-felons
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
Terry McAuliffe's unconstitutional restoration of voting rights to more than 200,000 former felons. The leaders of the House of Delegates and State Senate lead the lawsuit, which was filed in the Virginia Supreme Court Monday. They said the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Senate advances budget bill with a tobacco tax increase, budget cuts and rainy day fundssent the proposed budget on to the full Senate, where it passed first reading o
WV Senate advances budget bill with a tobacco tax increase, budget cuts and rainy day funds
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
sent the proposed budget on to the full Senate, where it passed first reading on Tuesday. Meanwhile, members of the House of Delegates are working on their own budget bill, and Tuesday passed an amended version of the tobacco tax that was... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Broken PROMISEs: Republican rule must ceasetheir futures. Bill Cole and Tim Armstead should be absolutely ashamed of thems
Broken PROMISEs: Republican rule must cease
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 7 days ago
their futures. Bill Cole and Tim Armstead should be absolutely ashamed of themselves. The Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates and Senate had a full 60-day session and three extra days to pass a budget. A balanced budget proposal was... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Try ‘Sunsetting’ Tax Increasestaxes on cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and liquids used in electronic cigarette
Try ‘Sunsetting’ Tax Increases
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 7 days ago
taxes on cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and liquids used in electronic cigarettes. Action on that measure is stalled in the House of Delegates - at least partially because some lawmakers there are playing a political blame game. One way out of it... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia raw milk law takes effect MondayClassic golf tournament has nothing to do with year-old allegations Justice was
West Virginia raw milk law takes effect Monday
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Classic golf tournament has nothing to do with year-old allegations Justice was paid state funds to host the event. WV House of Delegates takes up bill to move money from state infrastructure fundWV House of Delegates takes up bill to move... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Altoona surgeon set to lead national medical groupto return home. Mirror: Some of your past accomplishments include serving as s
Altoona surgeon set to lead national medical group
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
to return home. Mirror: Some of your past accomplishments include serving as speaker of the Pennsylvania Medical Society House of Delegates and a chairman of its political action committee. What issues did you focus on there? Gurman: When I was... Read more
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