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lewisburg, wv
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Jenkins receding

Dear Editor: The Congress is on recess this week to give House members a chance to come home and have Town Hall Meetings with their constituents. Not this time. Anxious lawmakers have cancelled hundreds of...

Morrisey applauds Scott Pruitt’s confirmation as EPA Administrator

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey applauded Friday’s confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the new administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Administrator Pruitt, formerly Oklahoma’s attorney general, was nominated by President Trump and confirmed...

Where did all West Virginia’s money go?

By Christopher J. Regan The West Virginia Capitol is a crime scene. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been stolen. So where are the cops? Have they got any leads? When will the perpetrators be brought...

The Back Pew 2.18.17

 by Stephen Baldwin Things are busy in the back pew! Let me take you on a brief tour of issues which will be of interest to you. MAIL. Many of you took me up on my...

Governor’s budget proposal: both disappointing and promising

During (the Feb. 8) address, the 36th Governor of West Virginia, Governor Jim Justice, offered his budget proposal. Unfortunately, Governor Justice decided to double down on the ideas of the past - that lasting prosperity...

At the Capitol

By Phil Kabler For the WV Press Association What may go down in history as one of the most unusual and colorful State of the State addresses also opened what could become one of the most...

A justice who will fight for West Virginians

By Patrick Morrisey In late January, President Trump took an important step toward ensuring that the U.S. Supreme Court will protect the interests of the people of West Virginia. Fulfilling an important campaign promise, President Trump...

Mountaineer Food Bank provides food and hope

  Dear Editor: West Virginia is a state of many treasures including magnificent forests, stunning landscapes and charming small towns. Among the brightest of our treasures is our people. West Virginia is full of resilient, dedicated...

It was 15 degrees that night

Dear Editor: No place to go, no one to call. No car, no money, no friends, no coat. Not even a pair of warm boots. It was a blustery day in Greenbrier County. It is...

‘White privilege’ makes some uncomfortable

By James A. Haught Years ago, I visited our state’s former black mental hospital and fell into conversation with a witty, friendly, black psychiatrist. He taunted me: “You’re a racist, you know.” “No, no, no,” I protested...

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