Earlier today, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin was on CNN:
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin tells CNN's @kaitlancollins that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has agreed to leave Medicare and Social Security cuts off the table in debt ceiling negotiations.— CNN (@CNN) January 27, 2023
(Manchin said the . . .
Solutions in search of a problem
Getting rid of adult video stores:
Are there any adult video stores/arcades left in West Virginia? If there are, won’t Senator Capito’s initiative to bring broadband to everyone solve . . .
Don’t expect our local Ogden Newspaper to cover any of this; they have more important “news” to cover
Mooney takes the extreme position on abortion:
I am honored to once again be the lead sponsor of the Life at Conception Act, which simply defines human life as beginning at the moment of conception. As a result, preborn babies are entitled to legal protection under the Constitution. #ProLife pic.twitter.com/IEOJVCKGqm . . .
Forget taxes, critical race theory, and destroying public education, what West Virginia’s Republican Party most cares about are guns
You probably saw this article in today’s Wheeling Intelligencer:
An unsuccessful bill that caused infighting among Republican lawmakers four years ago to allow college students to carry concealed weapons on campus is back, this time being considered by the West Virginia Senate. https://t.co/94OG76g5me pic.twitter.com/4ON6sjisJz— Steven . . .
“Massive growth” says Governor Jim Justice:
Eliminating the personal income tax would put West Virginia on the fast track to success.— Governor Jim . . .
It means more money in your pocket and potentially massive growth here at home. We need to make it happen!
Thanks @MarkCurtisWOWK for having me on over the weekend. pic.twitter.com/hM5Upzo6ZM
Manchin fear-mongers while taking major “contributions” from the fossil fuel industry
You may be aware of the rightwing allegation making the rounds that the Biden administration is about to ban gas stoves nationwide. West Virginia’s senior senator, Joe Manchin, who certainly knows how to use such rumors to his advantage, was one of the first politicians to jump on it on:
This is a recipe for disaster. The federal . . .
West Virginia moves to microschooling
From Mountain State Spotlight:
Students at microschools, a mix between private schools and homeschooling that largely operate without scrutiny, could soon access state funds from the Hope Scholarship program under a proposed change.https://t.co/1nbKRv4wyz— Mountain State Spotlight . . .