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The Martinsburg Journal
Racing industry braces for lossesCounty will feel a cut anywhere between $1 million and $2 million due to a part
Racing industry braces for losses
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 2 days ago
County will feel a cut anywhere between $1 million and $2 million due to a part of the state budget that was passed by the West Virginia Legislature on June 14 and signed by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on June 17. Joe Moore, interim executive director... Read more
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Mineral Daily News-Tribune
FROM YOUR DELEGATE: Special budget session was most partisan in my tenure The special session of the West Virginia Legislature to complete, and the bud
FROM YOUR DELEGATE: Special budget session was most partisan in my tenure
Mineral Daily News-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
The special session of the West Virginia Legislature to complete, and the budget process has now ended with a balanced budget. This was probably the most unnecessary and... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Longtime WV health exec steps downshutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with
Longtime WV health exec steps down
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 7 days ago
shutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire While members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin continue to disagree over details of the state’s budget for fiscal year... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Differing opinion on state songMiller and State Historian and Archivist Virgil A. Lewis. The Parkersburg Stat
Differing opinion on state song
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Miller and State Historian and Archivist Virgil A. Lewis. The Parkersburg State Journal Sept. 1, 1908 Note: In 1929 the West Virginia Legislature redesigned the state flag with minor changes, making it more practical to reproduce. Dr. Barbe... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Firefighter layoffs could have impact on WVThe West Virginia legislature says it will cut the funding to make up for the o
Firefighter layoffs could have impact on WV
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 8 days ago
The West Virginia legislature says it will cut the funding to make up for the over half-a-million shortfall in the budget. Layoffs will start in July. “The fight for these jobs are going to cost jobs,” says Nelson Short Fire Chief of the East River... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New law in West Virginia allows for the selling of more sophisticated fireworkswe will be prepared for it," says Lieutenant Shannon Akers of the Bluefield Cit
New law in West Virginia allows for the selling of more sophisticated fireworks
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 8 days ago
we will be prepared for it," says Lieutenant Shannon Akers of the Bluefield City Fire Department A new law passed by the West Virginia legislature allows for the selling and purchasing of more sophisticated fireworks in West Virginia. Not just... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Charleston mayor no longer a registered Republicanshutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with
Charleston mayor no longer a registered Republican
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 8 days ago
shutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire While members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin continue to disagree over details of the state’s budget for fiscal year... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Saira Blairme.” Politics was something Blair grew up with. Her father, Sen. Craig Blair,
Saira Blair
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 9 days ago
me.” Politics was something Blair grew up with. Her father, Sen. Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, served non-consecutively in the West Virginia Legislature from January 2003 until January 2011. “When I was younger ... we'd talk about it around the dinner... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Kanawha County Commission to consider Sunday huntingshutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with
Kanawha County Commission to consider Sunday hunting
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 9 days ago
shutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire While members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin continue to disagree over details of the state’s budget for fiscal year... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
W.Va. Day activities set in Tucker CountyWar. The Mountain State of West Virginia was formally admitted to the United S
W.Va. Day activities set in Tucker County
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 9 days ago
War. The Mountain State of West Virginia was formally admitted to the United States of America on June 20, 1863. The West Virginia legislature gave the information celebrated date formal recognition in 1927. It's been celebrated since that... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia Forestry to lay off 37 workers amid shortfallshutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with
West Virginia Forestry to lay off 37 workers amid shortfall
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 10 days ago
shutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire While members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin continue to disagree over details of the state’s budget for fiscal year... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
It’s a wrap: WV Legislature completes budget business, goes homeshutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with
It’s a wrap: WV Legislature completes budget business, goes home
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 days ago
shutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire While members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin continue to disagree over details of the state’s budget for fiscal year... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Senate approves defense bill, defies White House veto threatshutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with
Senate approves defense bill, defies White House veto threat
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 days ago
shutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire While members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin continue to disagree over details of the state’s budget for fiscal year... Read more
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The Daily Record
Flag Day celebrates right not to salute, pledge allegiancecontrol.” Justice Felix Frankfurter, the sole dissenter, referred to his Jewis
Flag Day celebrates right not to salute, pledge allegiance
The Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
control.” Justice Felix Frankfurter, the sole dissenter, referred to his Jewish faith in begrudgingly deferring to the West Virginia legislature. “One who belongs to the most vilified and persecuted minority in history is not likely to be... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV House of Delegates ends tax standoff, approves budgetshutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with
WV House of Delegates ends tax standoff, approves budget
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 12 days ago
shutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire While members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin continue to disagree over details of the state’s budget for fiscal year... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Senate approves tobacco tax, budget bill and sends both to Houseshutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with
WV Senate approves tobacco tax, budget bill and sends both to House
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 13 days ago
shutdown threat plays with unknown fireWV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire While members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin continue to disagree over details of the state’s budget for fiscal year... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Letter to the Editor: Republican leadership has created several new lawscurrent financial condition of West Virginia. Also, Mr. Regan fails to mention
Letter to the Editor: Republican leadership has created several new laws
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 13 days ago
current financial condition of West Virginia. Also, Mr. Regan fails to mention that it was the governor who provided the West Virginia Legislature the estimated budget deficit of $60 million and then on the last day of the legislative session... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fireWhile members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin contin
WV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 13 days ago
While members of the West Virginia Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin continue to disagree over details of the state’s budget for fiscal year 2016-2017, a constitutional deadline looms. Lawmakers have until June 30 to approve a balanced... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Students ‘mine’ a virtual West Virginia Capitol buildingLegislature coming back for another crack at budget With less than a month to
Students ‘mine’ a virtual West Virginia Capitol building
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Legislature coming back for another crack at budget With less than a month to go before a government shutdown, the West Virginia Legislature is reconvening to take one more shot at passing a budget agreement. With less than a month to go... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV treasurer sees banner year in returning unclaimed propertyLegislature coming back for another crack at budget With less than a month to
WV treasurer sees banner year in returning unclaimed property
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Legislature coming back for another crack at budget With less than a month to go before a government shutdown, the West Virginia Legislature is reconvening to take one more shot at passing a budget agreement. With less than a month to go... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Legislature coming back for another crack at budgetWith less than a month to go before a government shutdown, the West Virginia Le
WV Legislature coming back for another crack at budget
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 16 days ago
With less than a month to go before a government shutdown, the West Virginia Legislature is reconvening to take one more shot at passing a budget agreement. Lawmakers will return to the statehouse Saturday, June 10 to work out what Gov. Earl Ray... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
- Williamson Daily News - williamsondailynews.comBill 39 was introduced on January 13, 2016 and was passed on May 13, 2016 durin
- Williamson Daily News - williamsondailynews.com
Williamson Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Bill 39 was introduced on January 13, 2016 and was passed on May 13, 2016 during the 2016 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature. The bill impacts West Virginia Code 17F-1-3 “relating to authorization and regulation of... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoes budget, announces compromise dealof the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal yea
WV Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoes budget, announces compromise deal
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 17 days ago
of the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal year delayed by a week or more unless the West Virginia Legislature approves an emergency appropriation to bail out the struggling school system. Employees of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV revenue collections up slightly in May -- but don't get used to itof the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal yea
WV revenue collections up slightly in May -- but don't get used to it
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 17 days ago
of the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal year delayed by a week or more unless the West Virginia Legislature approves an emergency appropriation to bail out the struggling school system. Employees of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
City of Romney, WV continues infrastructure improvementsof the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal yea
City of Romney, WV continues infrastructure improvements
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 17 days ago
of the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal year delayed by a week or more unless the West Virginia Legislature approves an emergency appropriation to bail out the struggling school system. Employees of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
National Guard exits Its Huntington, WV Armoryof the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal yea
National Guard exits Its Huntington, WV Armory
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 18 days ago
of the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal year delayed by a week or more unless the West Virginia Legislature approves an emergency appropriation to bail out the struggling school system. Employees of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Students asked to create virtual West Virginia Capitolof the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal yea
Students asked to create virtual West Virginia Capitol
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 18 days ago
of the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal year delayed by a week or more unless the West Virginia Legislature approves an emergency appropriation to bail out the struggling school system. Employees of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Social status: Social media has changed West Virginia’s face of breaking news, especially among its political observersof news when a story breaks in West Virginia, whether it’s updates on a natural
Social status: Social media has changed West Virginia’s face of breaking news, especially among its political observers
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 20 days ago
of news when a story breaks in West Virginia, whether it’s updates on a natural disaster or real-time coverage of the West Virginia Legislature. “It’s rare that there aren’t three or four reporters who are following what’s going on,” he... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Retired Marine wants to challenge Cole, Justice in WV governor's raceof the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal yea
Retired Marine wants to challenge Cole, Justice in WV governor's race
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 21 days ago
of the Boone County school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal year delayed by a week or more unless the West Virginia Legislature approves an emergency appropriation to bail out the struggling school system. Employees of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Boone County, WV school employees may not get paid on timeof the Boone County, WV school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal
Boone County, WV school employees may not get paid on time
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 22 days ago
of the Boone County, WV school system may see their last paycheck of the fiscal year delayed by a week or more unless the West Virginia Legislature approves an emergency appropriation to bail out the struggling school system. "Our (tax)... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is Expected to Veto Balanced Budget RecommendationCHARLESTON - Some Republicans weren't thrilled with it. Many Democrats outright
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is Expected to Veto Balanced Budget Recommendation
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 22 days ago
CHARLESTON - Some Republicans weren't thrilled with it. Many Democrats outright hated it. But the West Virginia Legislature sent a balanced budget to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's desk Thursday that takes almost $183 million out of the state's Rainy Day... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is Expected to Veto Balanced Budget RecommendationBut the West Virginia Legislature sent a balanced budget to Gov. Earl Ray Tombl
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is Expected to Veto Balanced Budget Recommendation
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 23 days ago
But the West Virginia Legislature sent a balanced budget to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's desk Thursday that takes almost $183 million out of the state's Rainy Day Fund. Tomblin, a Democrat, says he'll only use a few million in reserves, making a veto... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Decisions require sound principlesa $271 million revenue shortfall in the state's budget. That lowered estimate e
Decisions require sound principles
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 24 days ago
a $271 million revenue shortfall in the state's budget. That lowered estimate effectively nullified the efforts of your West Virginia Legislature and our respective staffs. Governor Tomblin chose to send lawmakers home. He refused to extend the... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Local delegates sponsor marijuana billof Hancock County were among several delegates who introduced House Bill 114 th
Local delegates sponsor marijuana bill
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 28 days ago
of Hancock County were among several delegates who introduced House Bill 114 this week during a special session of the West Virginia Legislature. Lawmakers left Charleston for the holiday weekend Friday, but the session resumes... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Delegates Shawn Fluharty, Pat McGeehan Pull For Pot Bill in West Virginiaof Hancock County are among several delegates who introduced House Bill 114 thi
Delegates Shawn Fluharty, Pat McGeehan Pull For Pot Bill in West Virginia
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 28 days ago
of Hancock County are among several delegates who introduced House Bill 114 this week during a special session of the West Virginia Legislature. Lawmakers left Charleston for the holiday weekend Friday, but the session resumes... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Delegates Shawn Fluharty, Pat McGeehan Pull For Pot Bill in West Virginiaof Hancock County are among several delegates who introduced House Bill 114 thi
Delegates Shawn Fluharty, Pat McGeehan Pull For Pot Bill in West Virginia
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 29 days ago
of Hancock County are among several delegates who introduced House Bill 114 this week during a special session of the West Virginia Legislature. Lawmakers left Charleston for the holiday weekend Friday, but the session resumes... Read more
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