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July 8, 2021 In The News
WHEELING — Public hearings to discuss West Virginia’s political redistricting are expected to happen later this summer — well before state lawmakers are expected to receive the data they need to draw new district maps.
July 7, 2021 In The News
(Kitco News) - Gold and silver have taken another step forward to regain their former luster as monetary metals after Ohio became the 41st state to remove sales tax from bullion purchases.
July 6, 2021 In The News
CHARLESTON — A healthcare advocacy group launched digital ads this week seeking the attention of federal lawmakers for a bill that could reduce prescription drug prices.
June 30, 2021 In The News
West Virginia’s congressional delegation voted against a select committee to explore how and why a mob of protesters surged into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, requiring the evacuation of the vice president and Congress while the presidential election was being certified.
June 30, 2021 In The News
All three Republican members of West Virginia’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday against a measure that would remove confederate statues from the building where they work.
June 29, 2021 In The News
State lawmakers are set to begin the process of redrawing the lines that help determine who represents West Virginians in the statehouse and in the U.S. House of Representatives. The process, known as redistricting, will be steered in the coming months by recently-named committees in the state Senate and House of Delegates, headed by Sen. Charles Trump, R-Morgan, and Delegate Gary Howell, R-Mineral, respectively… With three Republicans — David McKinley, Carol Miller and Alex Mooney — in the U.S. House, the state’s GOP-dominated redistricting committee will decide which two representatives will share a district, and perhaps face each other in a Republican primary.
June 28, 2021 In The News
BUCKHANNON — On Saturday afternoon, approximately 60 individuals from Upshur and Lewis counties gathered at Jawbone Park to participate in the 38th Annual Upshur County Right to Life Rally and Walk for life.
June 28, 2021 In The News
A group of GOP lawmakers is pushing back back on a proposed rule change by the Department of Veterans Affairs that would allow it to compensate gender reassignment surgery for military vets. In a letter sent to VA Secretary Denis McDonough on Monday, the group — led by Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.) — said the rule change to provide and cover the surgeries would be “dangerous and irresponsible,” raising concerns about the suicide and depression rates of those who have undergone the procedure.
June 21, 2021 In The News
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Senate will vote Tuesday on moving forward with a sweeping elections bill, although Republicans will likely filibuster the attempt to advance the legislation. The Senate will vote to begin debate on the For the People Act, a top Democratic priority that would increase voter options and ensure access while also addressing gerrymandering and campaign financing.
June 14, 2021 In The News
Three West Virginia House members will likely be battling for two seats as a declining population means the state is set to split into two congressional districts, down from the current three.