WV’s Treasurer continues to be in the news
Last week, I blogged about WV’s treasurer, Riley Moore, who obviously loves publicity. (Note how many times he ends up in the news for just doing his job. Compare that to his predecessor.) Here’s an update.
Riley Moore is an Ogden favorite and so we’re not going to see any criticism of him or his ideas . . .
The state’s stenographers were kept busy this week
On Thursday, West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito held another online press conference. Surveying the media landscape, I found different sources covering different aspects of the conference. For instance, Ogden Newspapers’ Steven Allen Adams gave local readers a front-page story on her co-sponsorship of the . . .
Is he defending West Virginia’s fossil fuel industry or just paying back a debt?
Moore and ESG investing
Republican state officials like WV’s Treasurer, Riley Moore, are getting lots of publicity attacking banks and investment firms that are supposedly boycotting the fossil fuel industry. The banks, according to these Republican officials, base their investing upon whether a company follows good environmental, . . .
Great Britain and Europe
It’s hottest day ever?
Britain on Monday braced for what could become its hottest day on record, as French authorities warned of a “heat apocalypse” and emergency services across Europe confronted spreading wildfires and rising death tolls. https://t.co/Po0lBUsj7f— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) . . .
Senator Shelley Moore Capito: leave the abortion decision to the states
Here was Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent abortion decision. In it, Capito clearly stated that the decision should be left to the states:
My statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s . . .
Locally-based Ogden Newspapers legally acquired the Aspen Times earlier this year as part of its purchase of Swift Communications. (I wrote about it here). Last month, the paper became the story as local politicians and citizens reacted to its handling of a lawsuit. (See here).
Lately, I have not seen much on the controversy from . . .
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We’re losing our best teachers
Kentucky Teacher of the Year leaves job thanks to anti-gay harassment and abuse https://t.co/OvMK3A45s4— Beatrice Lacy (@BeatriceLacy) July 7, 2022
MN teacher of the year joins KY teacher of the year in leaving the classroom. For different reasons, . . .
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