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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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West Virginia’s 2014 seasons set for dove, rail, snipe and woodcock 08-18-2014 09:32
West Virginia’s 2014-2105 hunting season dates and bag limits for mourning dove, woodcock, common snipe, Sora rail and Virginia rail have been set.
WVDA Offering Safe Food Production Class Sept. 12 in Charleston 08-15-2014 06:21
The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) will offer a Good Handling Practices/Good Agricultural Practices (GHP/GAP) class Sept. 12 in Charleston, to help West Virginia food producers protect consumers from food-borne illnesses.
West Virginia’s Canada Goose Season opens Sept. 1 08-15-2014 05:44
West Virginia’s 2014–2015 waterfowl seasons will begin statewide Sept. 1, 2014, with the opening of the early Canada goose season
West Virginia’s Mourning Dove Season opens Sept. 1 08-15-2014 05:33
Mourning dove season in West Virginia opens Sept. 1, 2014.
Gov. Tomblin Announces West Virginia to Receive Grant Funding for Workforce Development 08-15-2014 04:36
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced West Virginia was selected by the National Governors Association (NGA) to receive grant funding and additional support to expand workforce education and training programs.
Canaan Valley State Park hosts author and artist “Porte Crayon” performance Aug. 20 08-12-2014 11:54
David Hunter Strother, also known as “Porte Crayon,” was a renowned West Virginia author and artist who will be portrayed at Canaan Valley Resort State Park Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m.
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W.Va. agency gets $560K in mine safety funding 08-22-2014 05:43
West Virginia is receiving more than $560,000 in health and safety training grants from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration.
Jay Rockefeller doesn't go to West Virginia, even when Congress takes a month-long recess in August 08-22-2014 02:48
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., is retiring at the end of the year. Ever waited in an airport screening line watching Transportation Security Administration officers poking and prodding old ladies and little kids, then asking yourself, "How could they make a system like this?" The person who could change that scene is Sen. Jay Rockefeller , the West ... (more)
West Virginia University's New President Plans To Move WVU Ahead 08-21-2014 14:24
After two stints as president of Ohio State University, and president of Vanderbilt University, Brown University, and the University of Colorado, he is now back for his second stint as the top man at West Virginia University in Morgantown.
Delegate Miller appointed to juvenile justice task force 08-21-2014 06:01
Delegate Carol Miller , who represents Lincoln County Precincts 14 and 16 in the West Virginia House of Delegates, is among five lawmakers appointed to serve on the West Virginia Intergovernmental Task Force on Juvenile Justice.
W.Va. gets NASA funding for STEM education 08-21-2014 02:55
West Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools.
Early Childhood Education Providers in West Virginia to Receive... 08-20-2014 18:46
River Valley Child Development Services, and CCA For Social Good, a division of CCA Global Partners, have entered into an agreement to develop an Early Childhood Education Shared Resources online platform for childcare providers in West Virginia.
Secretary of State Press Releases
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.
Secretary Tennant Awards VFW with Certificate of Commendation, Reiterates Call for VA Investigation 06-14-2014 10:31
Secretary Tennant reiterated her call for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs watchdog to include West Virginia in its nationwide investigations, during a speech at the Veterans of Foreign War’s 93rd Annual State Convention in Huntington today.
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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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