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2013 Budget Bill and Monongalia County TIF Bill Passage 04-22-2013 08:05
The West Virginia Legislature passed House Bill 2014, the Budget Bill, in just three days of an extended session.
Senate Completes Senate Bill 105 and Adjourns Sine Die 04-18-2013 10:03
Today the Senate completed Senate Bill 105,which would allow rule making authority relating to administration, collection and enforcement of local sales, use and excise taxes by the Tax Commissioner.
House Adjourns 1st Extraordinary Session Sine Die 04-18-2013 09:47
The House convened today to consider and pass three bills and adjourn the 1st Extraordinary Session.
The Legislature convened this evening for the 2013 First Extraordinary Session to complete legislation on two bills.
Senate Completes Legislation on Budget Bill 04-17-2013 15:01
The Senate convened this evening to complete legislation on House Bill 2014 , the Budget Bill and three bills that were vetoed and sent back from Governor Tomblin.
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Family Trails Weekend at North Bend State Park, May 31 – June 2, jumpstarts the summer months with a variety of outdoor activities
ArtSpring 2013 at Canaan Valley State Park Memorial Weekend 05-22-2013 09:06
ArtSpring at Canaan Valley Resort State Park is Memorial weekend, May 24-26
Governor Tomblin Offers Assistance to Oklahoma 05-22-2013 09:03
In wake of severe storms and tornadoes
Governor Tomblin Appoints Karen Bowling as Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources 05-22-2013 09:00
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today appointed Karen Bowling as Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Health and Human resources, effective, July 1, 2013
June 1 is Busting Out All Over in West Virginia's State Parks 05-22-2013 08:55
An eclectic selection of events is scheduled at West Virginia’s state parks June 1
State Film Office Hosting Workforce Training Seminar 05-20-2013 09:00
A two-day, hands-on workforce training seminar hosted by the West Virginia Film Office will be held on June 22 and 23 in Huntington
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Speed limit increased in much of Ohio's Interstate highway system 05-23-2013 03:37
Speedsters, mark your calendars: July 1 is the day you can legally drive 70 mph on much of the state's Interstate highway system, thanks to a change in state law OK'd earlier this year and set to take effect this summer.
Rockefeller, Kerkorian Help DSCC Raise $3.54 Million 05-22-2013 20:17
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W. Va., arrives in the Senate Reception Room before the 'Vote-A-Rama' on amendments to the budget resolution on March 22, 2013.
W. Va's food movement could become model 05-22-2013 03:42
With eight in 10 farmers making less than $10,000 a year, West Virginia will never rival big Midwestern factory farms in producing food.
No Child Left Behind waiver will bring major changes to schools 05-21-2013 21:18
On Monday, the federal Department of Education granted West Virginia's request for a waiver that will free them from much of the federal education law known as No Child Left Behind.
Putnam PSD wins awards for drinking water 05-21-2013 08:44
The Putnam Public Service District has won three awards for drinking water treatment optimization from the Saint Albans District Office of the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources and the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
W. Va. Mother Now Facing Wiretap Charges After Recording Police 05-21-2013 04:29
A West Virginia mother accused of drowning her 2-year-old son in a hotel bathtub last year now faces new charges.
Secretary of State Press Releases
West Virginia’s First Female Secretary of State Presented Honorary Doctorate From WVU 05-20-2013 03:26
West Virginia’s first female Secretary of State, Helen Holt, was presented an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters on Sunday, more than fifty years after she left office.
The grant will improve accessibility at voting locations in Philippi and Belington.
Happy Mother’s Day From the Ladies of the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office 05-10-2013 08:34
It’s been called the most difficult and most rewarding job a person could ever imagine. And the women of the Secretary of State’s Office certainly know a thing or two about it.
Secretary Tennant Moderating National Panel On The Future of Online Services For Businesses 05-06-2013 01:32
The panel discussion will be part of a one day business symposium hosted by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) that will include 17 Secretaries of State or Lieutenant Governors.
There were 40 new citizens sworn in on April 26, 2013
Here is a short description of the bills that passed the 2013 regular session.
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Local Judicial Corruption In WV Social Security Office Could Topple National SSA Commissioner
West Virginia News 02-21-2013
Problems Within The Social Security Administration Are Mounting... by Jack SwintWhat began back in late 2010 as a regional SSA scandal alleging fraud and 'case-fixing' of disability appeal claims with the Office of Disability Adjudication Review (ODAR) office in Huntington WV, now has federal authorities and US Senators focusing their...Read more...
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