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New House Committee to Cultivate Small Business Growth 11-20-2013 10:17
House Speaker Tim Miley and his leadership team are forming a Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development work group with the intent of it becoming a standing committee focusing on those issues when the regular legislative session begins Jan. 8.
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.
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Tygart Lake State Park lodge open year-round 12-06-2013 10:00
Tygart Lake State Park Lodge near Grafton is now open year-round, providing a view in all seasons of West Virginia’s fourth-largest body of water with 1,750 acres of recreational surface.
A Christmas Carol Dec. 14 at Cacapon State Park and other December activities
Governor Tomblin Issues Statement on New Interim President of WVU 12-06-2013 09:29
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin issued the following statement regarding the WVU Board of Governors' decision to name E. Gordon Gee as the university's interim president
Winter Activities and Getaways at North Bend State Park 12-06-2013 09:25
With onset of wintry weather, family and friends look to West Virginia State Parks for things to do close to home
2014 REAP Recycling Assistance Grants awarded 12-06-2013 09:03
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Cabinet Secretary Randy Huffman awarded grants worth $2 million to 40 recipients today through the REAP Recycling Assistance Grants program
Governor Tomblin visits the Macy's Fulfillment Center in Martinsburg 12-02-2013 11:21
Center to hire 2,100 seasonal workers, tripling initial projection
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Gordon Gee heads from Ohio State to West Virginia 12-06-2013 23:39
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WV Leads 27 States,Territories in Supreme Court Brief Supporting Citizens' Rights to Buy, Sell Guns 12-06-2013 14:15
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today announced that West Virginia and 25 other states and one territory have filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief with the U.S. Supreme Court opposing a federal government attempt to prosecute legal gun owners who wish to sell a weapon to another person who can legally own and purchase ... (more)
Greenbrier County man specializes in reclaiming old log structures 12-06-2013 10:01
PHOTOS COURTESY OF www.daniellemoirphoto.com Mark Bowe, owner of the White Sulfur Springs-based Antique Cabins and Barns, travels the country deconstructing old log buildings, reconditioning the lumber and reassembling the pieces.
The day to come 12-06-2013 05:51
The West Virginia Department of Transportation Division of Highways Cove Road facility was quiet early today, but salt trucks were expected to be out on area roadways today, as a winter weather advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service until midnight.
Rally supports nationwide minimum-wage fight 12-06-2013 03:51
People from the Citizen's Action Group and American Federation of Teachers demonstrate outside McDonald's on Washington Street East in favor of raising the minimum wage for fast food workers.
W.Va. man charged with wife's drug death 12-06-2013 01:46
A West Virginia man has been charged with first-degree murder for allegedly providing a synthetic hallucinogenic drug to his wife that led to her death.
Secretary of State Press Releases
Secretary Tennant Say Online Charity Information Easy To Find, Urges Citizens to Research Before They Donate 11-25-2013 05:07
The Secretary of State’s Office maintains an online database of organizations licensed to solicit donations from West Virginians.
On November 20, 1968 an explosion rocked Consol’s No. 9 Mine in Marion County, shaking the ground more than 10 miles away in Fairmont. There were 78 miners who lost their lives that day, and 19 of them were never recovered.
Tennant Issues Statement On Possible Wood County Cracker Plant 11-14-2013 10:25
The announcement came today in Parkersburg from Odebrecht.
Online Annual Report Filing Hits All-Time High; Nearly 3 in 4 Annual Reports Filed Online in 2013 11-04-2013 05:04
The total number of online annual reports this year – 60,295 – is more than four times the amount filed online when Secretary Tennant took office in 2009. More than 72 percent of all annual reports filed in 2013 were filed online.
Secretary of State’s Office Adds More Online Services For Business Owners, Banking Industry 10-23-2013 04:48
Banks file UCC financing statements with the Secretary of State when they give loans to consumers or small businesses who use goods or commercial or farm property as collateral.
Secretary Tennant Applauds Investigative Efforts 10-10-2013 06:17
West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant praised the ongoing work of federal investigators, federal attorneys, the State Police, and her office on the work in the Mingo County corruption investigation.
West Virginia Watchdog
Charleston, WVa – November 25, 2013 — Thousands of West Virginians will be preparing meals and traveling in inclement weather throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The American Red Cross has safety tips for the kitchen and for the highway. more... (pdf)
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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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