No, sir. Because West Virginia forces me to subsidize the state's coal industry, my electric bills are among the fastest rising in the nation
Answering WV’s publicity-seeking treasurer, Riley Moore
In his near-constant effort to be in the national spotlight, West Virginia’s treasurer, Riley Moore, recently asked the following question on Twitter:
They’ve been telling us for years that green energy will lower utility bills.— Riley Moore (@RileyMooreWV) September 21, 2022
Has your electric bill gone down?
Last month, the . . .
The Monday Intelligencer: Another recycled editorial and Steven Allen Adams writes about a popular meme that he says doesn’t make West Virginians look good
The lazy Intelligencer once again demonstrates its disdain for its readership
Steven Allen Adams blames West Virginians for . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
Predictable: without any evidence, WV’s Republican leadership quickly blames Democrats for the Supreme Court leak
At this point, the person who leaked the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion has not been identified. How, then, did any of the following West Virginia Republicans know who revealed the decision?
First up was WV’s Treasurer, Riley Moore. Without any evidence, Moore quickly blamed the Democrats. (Notice his definitive . . .
WV's treasurer lectures us on environmental vandalism
From West Virginia's treasurer, Riley Moore:
We can never let West Virginia look like this! https://t.co/7WTdVrTjjF— Riley Moore (@RileyMooreWV) April 10, 2022
Especially when it looks like this:
Coal River mountaintop removal site Naoma, WV
((the second image reminds me of antiseptic applied before surgery)) . . .
Given all that is happening in the Ukraine, isn’t it time for West Virginia’s treasurer, Riley Moore, to account for his previous lobbying efforts on behalf of the Russian-backed Ukrainian government of Viktor Yanukovych?
Yes it is, but who would ask him?
In 2013, current WV Treasurer Riley Moore went to work as a lobbyist for Paul Manafort and the Podesta Group. Here’s a screen shot from Open Secrets’ that list him as one of the lobbyists for the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine:
Who was/is the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine? They were supporters of the then . . .