Mr. Mooney goes to Washington
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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Covering the WV Public Broadcasting controversy
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 . . .
A Republican Christmas
Celebrating the birth of the Prince of Peace with WV's Treasurer, Riley Moore:
Thank you, Santa Claus !!! I always wanted an AR-10! pic.twitter.com/HEIZjoEZxH— Riley Moore (@RileyMooreWV) December 25, 2022
This is couple of years old but it still applies: "GOP Jesus" by Friend Dog Studios:
An alternative energy company plans to bring lots of jobs to the Northern Panhandle
Wait a minute: Haven’t Republicans spent most of the year telling us how terrible the Inflation Reduction Act was for West Virginia
West Virginians probably saw coverage of this in their morning newspaper:
We're excited to share that we're partnering with the State of West Virginia to build our first iron-air battery manufacturing facility in the city of Weirton, a historic steel community with a rich history and knowledge of iron processing. Learn more at: . . .
Trump Republicans at work
Highlights of recent action by the WV GOP and Donald Trump
We’re about dividing people not helping them!
From The West Virginia GOP:
If you're viewing this on something that makes the GOP's words too small to read, the WVGOP says: "Perhaps training on the definition of "WIC" is in order for DHHR staff." (Note -- this is a screen shot. The . . .
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His "heart's in the right place”
The quality of news reporting in West Virginia just took a major hit
Four excellent Charleston Gazette-Mail reporters are now gone
From Eric Eyre, who won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting in 2017 when he worked for the Gazette-Mail:
A huge loss of journalism firepower in West Virginia. Their dedication to public service reporting is unmatched. Thank you, Caity, Ryan, Joe and Lacie. . . .
West Virginia odds and ends
Last month, I wrote about WV Senator Shelley Capito Moore’s backing of proposed legislation that would protect interracial and same-sex marriages. In the post, I noted how Capito’s support for the bill brought her a lot of angry online criticism. This morning, the Wheeling News-Register carried an Associated Press article about Republican . . .
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