“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 . . .
Mac Warner, with the help of Bon Jovi lyrics, declares for WV governor
Yesterday, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner announced that he was running for governor. According to Ogden's political reporter, Steven Allen Adams:
“The time is right,” Warner said to a crowd of more than 150 of supporters, friends, and fellow military veterans. “You, this community, our state and our nation has . . .
How about you, Congressman Mooney?
Last night, the new Republican majority in the House of Representatives acted on whether to hold House members ethically responsible for their actions. As Business Insider reported:
House Republicans voted to gut the House Ethics Committee, and George Santos said it was 'fantastic'
Santos was probably not . . .
Keeping up with on our new representative
Hey, Alex, it’s January 4th and the Republicans still haven’t taken control
Congressman: I did tune in but nothing happened:
A quick recap of my week in Washington.
I voted NO on the $1.7 trillion omnibus that included wasteful spending and failed to secure our border.
Please tune in January 3rd when the new Republican majority . . .
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A year-and-a-half ago, I did back-to-back posts (see here and here) about WV Governor Jim Justice’s attempt to turn WV Public Broadcasting into a Republican news outlet. Since then, WV’s public broadcasting outlet has lost a couple of good reporters. (Most notably Dave Mistich.) They are minus another good one this week as WVPB fired* Amelia . . .