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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.
WV.gov Press Releases
The 10th annual Aunt Jennie Music Festival is Labor Day Weekend at Chief Logan State Park. Logan native Roger Bryant, grandson of West Virginia folk legend “Aunt Jennie” Wilson, will serve as emcee this year for the August 30 and August 31 event.
Military vets, farmers invited to free ag business plan seminar 08-28-2014 04:46
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the median farm income for 2014 will be negative $1,626, and over 90 percent of all farm households will rely on multiple sources of income.
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced the awarding of $1,441,760 in grant funds to support arts and historic preservation programs and individuals statewide.
A 3.3-mile section of the Coalfields Expressway will connect Mullens to existing sections already under construction and, when complete, open the expressway from I-64/I-77 to Mullens (nearly 19 miles).
Governor Tomblin Announces New Jobs in Hardy County 08-26-2014 04:34
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today joined American Woodmark Corporation in announcing a major expansion of the company's Moorefield, West Virginia cabinet-manufacturing facility.
State calendar contest entries due by Oct. 1 08-25-2014 05:38
Those wishing to submit entries for the 12th annual West Virginia Operation Wildflower “Roadsides in Bloom” calendar photo contest have until Oct. 1.
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U.S. Bridge, Highway Contracts Slump 09-01-2014 23:02
State and local government awards for highway and bridge work have declined by nearly 14 percent in the first half of 2014, compared with the same period last year, a new analysis shows.
Brace for more election year slams, West Virginia 09-01-2014 08:16
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West Virginia Unprepared for Future Without Coal 09-01-2014 08:15
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DEP Says Ohio River Drilling Is No Problem 08-30-2014 23:41
As a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, Tim Greene believes allowing drilling and fracking in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations beneath the Ohio River should not create any problems for the region's drinking water supply.
Common Sense: Capito jobs plan covers all the bases 08-30-2014 01:38
Flashy federal initiatives are missing from the job-creation plan released Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., who wants to pursue her proposals through a seat in the U.S. Senate from West Virginia.
W.Va. spill company eyes voluntary cleanup program 08-29-2014 22:00
Freedom Industries is considering trying to enter a state program to help ease cleanup at the site where a chemical spill polluted the Charleston area's water supply.
Secretary of State Press Releases
The amendment concerns creating exemptions from property taxes for certain non-profit youth organizations.
Secretary Tennant’s father is a Korean War veteran and her husband is a member of the US Navy Reserves, so she is eligible to join the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Secretary Tennant has completed her tour of all four VA Medical Facilities in West Virginia, discussing solutions to long wait times for veterans seeking medical attention.
Secretary Tennant Tells White House, EPA Don’t Attack Coal with Regulations, Invest in Advanced Coal Technology 07-31-2014 05:48
Tennant defended West Virginia coal miners, their jobs, and their families today at a public hearing regarding the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s oppressive regulations on the coal industry.
Tennant Visits VA Centers Across West Virginia 07-02-2014 13:33
Secretary Tennant toured the Martinsburg VA Medical Center on Tuesday, and the Beckley and Huntington facilities on Wednesday.
Secretary of State’s Office Is Open On West Virginia Day, Ready To Assist Business Owners With Important Filings 06-18-2014 06:22
“When West Virginia business owners are working, we are working for the business owners,” Secretary Tennant said.
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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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