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April 6, 2021 In The News
WASHINGTON — Congressman Alex Mooney, R-W.Va. — Second District, announced a $70,000 investment from the U.S. Economic Development Authority (EDA) awarded to the Region 7 Planning & Development Council in Buckhannon.
April 4, 2021 In The News
CHARLES TOWN — A day full of smiles and words of gratitude, Saturday marked a big day for the Jefferson County Boys and Girls Club, the official opening of its new kitchen that will allow for the organization to best serve the youth and families of the county.
April 4, 2021 In The News
With a soft voice strengthened with passion and determination, Jefferson High senior Madison Higgs seems destined to set the world on fire, to be the spark that brings her dreams to life. As Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle, Higgs stood before members of the organization, Congressman Alex Mooney, his staff and members of the Jefferson County Sorry Souls Motorcycle Club to reflect on just what the organization means to her and the future.
April 3, 2021 In The News
Members of West Virginia’s congressional delegation are wary of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion plan to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. But where West Virginia’s lawmakers in Washington see a boondoggle, environmental and clean energy advocates see a boon.
April 2, 2021 In The News
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s federal lawmakers are among the people sending their thoughts to the U.S. Capitol Police following a deadly incident Friday. A suspect allegedly drove a car into the North Barricade at the U.S. Capitol, striking two Capitol Police officers. According to the agency, the man exited the vehicle with a knife and ran toward other officers, who shot the man. The suspect died at a Washington, D.C. hospital.
April 2, 2021 In The News
Gold and silver markets sprung higher on Thursday as April and second quarter trading kicked off. After suffering losses in the first quarter, precious metals may now be due for a spring rally.
March 31, 2021 In The News
Washington, D.C -- U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) today re-introduced sound money legislation to remove all federal income taxation from gold and silver coins and bullion. The Monetary Metals Tax Neutrality Act (H.R. 2284) backed by the Sound Money Defense League and free-market activists – would clarify that the sale or exchange of precious metals bullion and coins are not to be included in capital gains, losses, or any other type of federal income calculation.
March 26, 2021 In The News
BUCKHANNON — Upshur County Commissioners recognized Dr. Joseph B. Reed for his 55 years of service to the community along with the 100th Anniversary of St. Joseph’s Hospital on Thursday morning. Dr. Reed was commended for dedicating his life to the service of others since 1966 as the hospital celebrates their impressive milestone this month.
March 26, 2021 In The News
BUCKHANNON — JH Consulting, LLC will begin working on a countywide Emergency Operations Plan following Dr. Jeff Harvey’s successful presentation to Upshur County Commissioners Thursday morning. After a yearlong response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Commissioners and JH Consulting’s Owner and Operations Division Manager feel that the time is right for a plan of this scale.
March 25, 2021 In The News
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As congressional Democrats push legislation that would change the United States’ election laws, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., wants his colleagues to take a bipartisan approach on voting rights, election security and campaign spending.