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This week's town halls

McKinley and Capito continue to hide from their constituents

If you go to Town Hall Project and type in your zip code, it will find all of the scheduled town halls within a 75 mile radius and an area map that highlights scheduled town halls. Here is a screen shot of the results for zip code 26003 at 8 PM today:

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(Note -- the project flagged Rep. Tim Murphy who is a Pennsylvania . . .

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April 17, 2017

What does it cost to buy the vote of a Republican West Virginia senator or congressman?

On Tuesday, Republicans in the House of Representatives passed and sent to the president a bill which further weakened your online privacy. From Gizmodo:

The House of Representatives voted today to repeal rules preventing internet service providers from selling their customers’ web browsing and app usage data without explicit . . .

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March 30, 2017

Town halls and our congressional representatives

Joe Manchin

Senator Joe apparently loves them

According to the WV Metro News, the senator attended two town halls on Thursday:

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., addressed two packed town halls Thursday, with topics ranging from the future of health care to marijuana. . . .

The first town hall was Thursday . . .

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March 19, 2017

Town hall update

Manchin to do four this week, Capito and McKinley none

The AP is reporting that Senator Manchin will take part in four town hall meetings this week in Martinsburg, South Charleston, Huntington and Morgantown.

Representative McKinley and Senator Capito continue to avoid them. Capito has been making noises that she may not support the current Republican health care proposal but I don't . . .

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March 14, 2017

What's Senator Shelley been doing lately?

Mostly hiding from her constituents

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Town Halls?

Citizens in the Buckhannon area planned a town hall during the Senate’s week-long recess but the problem was getting Capito to commit. As the Buckhannon Record Delta described:

“We delivered the petition to her and we have requested multiple times that she attend and have gotten no response,” . . .

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March 03, 2017

Are any of West Virginia's elected representatives going to hold a town hall meeting about health care?

(with February 27 update)

West Virginia town halls

Early this afternoon the Associated Press reported on attempts to get West Virginia's congressional delegation to attend a town hall meeting about the future of health care:

Demonstrators at the Capitol in Charleston are calling on the state's congressional delegation to hear their . . .

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February 26, 2017

What have WV's senators been doing lately?

Apparently writing op-ed pieces for the Gazette-Mail

Sunday's Charleston Gazette-Mail "Perspective" section featured articles by West Virginia's two senators. Joe Manchin's "W.Va. needs its public schools" had as its subheading "Secretary of Education nominee DeVos would be a poor choice for education." In the article, Manchin explains why he will not . . .

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February 06, 2017

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