Governor Jim Justice appoints career coal executive “to ensure fair and prompt regulation of public utilities”
Here’s the mission statement of the West Virginia Public Service Commission:
And here is Ogden's Steven Allen Adams description of Bill Raney:
Raney served for 28 years as president and chief executive officer of the West Virginia Coal Association. He retired from that role on Jan. 1 and was replaced by . . .
Neither has received their allotment
From WV Metro News:
West Virginia, Marshall universities say they’d still like Promise funds they never got”
As the article explains:
Leaders at Marshall and West Virginia universities say they still hope to be compensated by the state for Promise Scholarship money they didn’t receive last year.
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I wish they would have just sent me the $9.50
Ohio Valley Resources cites the Center for Public Integrity in reporting what most of us already knew about political advertising in the state this year:
“There’s been a ton of ads in West Virginia,” said data reporter Ben Wieder at the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit journalism outlet.
The Center analyzed TV ads in . . .
A couple of interesting articles found during my travels around the net
"Is West Virginia Holding America’s Weirdest Election?" by Mason Adams in Politico
A billionaire who built up a corporate empire from his father’s inheritance now is running his first major political campaign with a promise to shake up the establishment and restore prosperity after a long period of . . .
Another op-ed piece
This morning's Intelligencer published an op-ed piece by Attorney General Morrisey which explains his justification for today's appearance before the U.S. Court of Appeals to fight the Clean Power Plan. (Note -- Morrisey op-ed is not on the Intelligencer site. Link is to the Daily Mail editorial page.) A . . .
Reading the Sunday News-Register
The weekly "Bill Cole for Governor" editorial
How do you know it's Sunday? Easy, check to see if there's a Bill Cole for Governor editorial at the top of the editorial page. Today's editorial is labeled "Turning W.Va. Economy Around" and like his drug plan which was the subject of a previous Sunday . . .
Different day, same point of view
The lead editorial is a rewrite of yesterday's Mike Myer's opinion column (see next post down):
A week ago, Charleston was permeated with a near-sense of panic. Time was running out for West Virginia legislators and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to agree on a budget. There were warnings . . .