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No to EPA, ACA and Pelosi, W.Va. congressional candidates say
DAVID GUTMAN | Saturday Gazette-Mail
No to EPA, ACA and Pelosi, W.Va. congressional candidates say

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — All of the major-party candidates running for Congress in West Virginia’s 1st and 2nd congressional districts will work to rein in the Environmental Protection Agency and cut...

No to EPA, ACA and Pelosi, W.Va. congressional candidates say
No to EPA, ACA and Pelosi, W.Va. congressional candidates say

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — All of the major-party candidates running for Congress in West Virginia’s 1st and 2nd congressional districts will work to rein in the Environmental Protection Agency and cut...

Coal is key as W.Va. Senate candidates meet for first time
Coal is key as W.Va. Senate candidates meet for first time

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Several hundred West Virginia business leaders, politicians and lobbyists spent Thursday morning at The Greenbrier resort, drinking coffee, eating apple cinnamon crepes and listening to...

Former U.N. ambassador Bolton to replace D’Souza at GOP fundraiser
Former U.N. ambassador Bolton to replace D’Souza at GOP fundraiser

After abruptly canceling an appearance by an admitted felon at its fall fundraising dinner, the West Virginia Republican Party has picked another controversial conservative as keynote speaker for the event: John R. Bolton, a Fox News commentator who...

Lottery revenues rebound slightly in July
Lottery revenues rebound slightly in July

After hitting the dubious milestone -- less than $100 million in monthly revenue in June for the first time since 2003 -- monthly state Lottery revenues rebounded slightly in July, with total revenue of $101 million.

That was up 6 percent from...

State nursing board should do more to protect public, audit says

A state licensing board should do more to protect West Virginia residents from bad nurses, because “the potential for public harm is substantial,” according to an audit released Tuesday.

The Legislative Auditor’s office...

Ag agency audit finds possible fraud

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Investigators found “additional instances of possible fraud or abuse” during the final 18 months of former state Agriculture Commissioner Gus Douglass’ tenure, according to a follow-up audit of the state ...

W.Va. inmate decrease pleases corrections chief
W.Va. inmate decrease pleases corrections chief

West Virginia Corrections Commissioner Jim Rubenstein told legislators Monday he’s pleasantly surprised by the decrease in the state inmate population in the first year of the state’s Justice Reinvestment Act.

Passed in March 2013, ...

W.Va. Legislature on the road for meetings, tours

BRIDGEPORT — State lawmakers are trading meeting rooms for school buses as they take field trips through north-central West Virginia, 120 miles away from the capital in Charleston where they normally hold their...

Tennant attacks Capito on women’s pay issues

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Natalie Tennant’s campaign used today’s anniversary of women earning the right to vote to once again challenge Republican Rep. Shelley Moore Capito over her votes on equal-pay measures for women....

Manchin plans tour to discuss state economy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin will discuss the future of West Virginia’s economy during a six-county tour.

Manchin’s office says the tour includes stops in Barbour, Greenbrier, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Tucker and...

Statehouse Beat: Pharmacy board headquarters proves challenging

State Board of Pharmacy executive director David Potters may have felt like he was in a bad episode of “Flip or Flop” while overseeing the renovation of the board’s new headquarters on Kanawha Boulevard.

(Actually,...

Bad knees are reason travel costs are high, Rockefeller says

Sen. Jay Rockefeller said Friday that his special travel arrangements when going from Washington, D.C., to West Virginia are necessary because of a serious knee injury he suffered several years ago.

The Washington Examiner, a national...

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