With 4/22 update
How did WV’s elected officials respond to the decision in the Chauvin case?
There was nothing in today’s Ogden papers about their reaction and so I did some research. I could not find any response to the Chauvin verdict by our Republican House members: Mooney, Miller, and McKinley. Likewise, our Republican senator, Shelley Moore . . .
Good for you, Senator. But won’t the Republicans filibuster it?
Sen. Joe Manchin has thrown his support behind the PRO Act, union-backed legislation to promote labor organizing.— Kyle . . .
The PRO Act would block 'right-to-work' laws and impose tougher restrictions on companies seeking to prevent unionization efforts.https://t.co/rNWX4b86qj
Leftovers from a Friday article on Joe Manchin’s views, interviews with state leaders (Democrats need not apply), and a columnist that argues Obama caused George Floyd’s death
Yes, it’s the Monday Wheeling Intelligencer
More Manchin stuff (none of it new)
Intelligencer stenographer Jocelyn King interviewed WV Senator Joe Manchin when he was in Wheeling last Thursday. Her story appeared in Friday’s local papers. (See two posts down.) Today, King tells us that Manchin also discussed the Democrat’s infrastructure bill and said that he would not be a . . .
Further proof that Joe Manchin’s “compromise” and “work with the other side” are about keeping himself at center stage
WV’s senior senator tells us more fairytales about the 2020 presidential elections and how the American Rescue Plan was passed
Manchin caters to Trump voters
Senator Manchin, yesterday, in an op-ed in The Washington Post explained why he will not vote to weaken the filibuster especially as it applies to Republican opposition to the For the People Act:
Our ultimate goal should be to restore bipartisan faith in our voting process by assuring all . . .
NY Times headline on March 27: “In Washington, Policy Revolves Around Joe Manchin. He Likes It That Way”
And that was BEFORE the voting rights bill and infrastructure financing
Yes, Senator Manchin, because I would much rather see more corporate stock buybacks than better roads
WV’s senior senator is against reraising the corporate tax rate:
Statues, Nazis, Morrisey and Manchin
Republican legislation to save the memory of West Virginian traitors
From local delegate, Shawn Fluharty:
David Mistich at WV Public Broadcasting calls it the “Protect Racist Statues Act.”
Nazis in Parkersburg
Sighted at the Parkersburg Mall:
At the Parkersburg mall today. Names are Caden . . .
Senator Capito (R - Hypocrisy) explaining her "no" vote on Tuesday: "Many provisions in the so-called COVID relief package have nothing to do with COVID at all" (with update)
Earlier today, Capito voted for the Tuberville amendment
What, you ask, is the Tuberville amendment?
Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) introduces an amendment to the COVID relief bill about ... trans athletes in sports?— . . .
"Under this amendment, educational institutions would prohibit from receiving funding if by biological males are allowed to compete in women's athletics." pic.twitter.com/p4wawhHI7Z