What have West Virginia’s representatives been doing lately? (with 1/24 update)
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 . . .
A look at Govenor Justice's tax plan for West Virginia
“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
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It’s the same old Joe
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 . . .
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The Republican war on public education continues
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 . . .
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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 . . .
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