Are there any reporters left in the state?
Last week, WV Senator Shelley Moore Capito discussed with “reporters” President Biden’s upcoming Supreme Court nomination. Here, according to WV Metro News, is what the senator had to say about the confirmation process:
Capito noted the confirmation process may be slower than what some may want.
“These are very, very . . .
The state’s covid numbers are down but WV Republicans are doing their best to keep the virus alive, well, and mutating
From the New York Times, here’s today’s snapshot:
WV House of Delegates considers banning proof of vaccination necessary for schools, hospitals
From Friday morning’s Charleston Gazette-Mail:
The West Virginia House committee on Health and Human Resources advanced a bill Thursday that would make it . . .
Why? According to one billionaire: “He’s special. He’s precious. He’s a great American.”
January 31 ended the last fundraising quarter and if you look around, you can find how our state politicians did. While our local papers focused on McKinley's and Mooney's fundraising efforts, they ignored West Virginia's senior senator, Joe Manchin. From other sources, however, you will find that Senator Joe did very well in . . .
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This weekend’s Wheeling News-Register carried this article by Ogden’s political reporter, Steven Allen Adams:
Even with a looming primary election that could decide who represents the northern half of the state in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman David McKinley still has work to do working with West Virginia leaders to move . . .
From the Charleston Gazette-Mail’s coverage of last night’s speech by WV Governor Jim Justice:
Gov. Justice on Thursday used his State of the State address as a victory lap for economic development and tourism in West Virginia, saying the state had avoided a lot of the partisan bickering that’s taking place in Washington.
Then came . . .
WV’s Republican Party and the fossil fuel industry (with Thursday morning update)
Yes, let’s start by cutting the severance tax
If the state is not going to move on from fossil fuels, shouldn't they pay their fair share? Not in West Virginia. An explanatory video:
Lawmakers have proposed cutting the coal and natural gas severance tax during this legislative session. The tax, which helps ensure out-of-state . . .
Updates and a NY Times article
From the WV DHHR:
From the New York Times:
This passes for media analysis?
I was looking for more information on Mooney's McKinley ad when I spotted this on Steven Allen Adams' Twitter feed: