Tag archive for ‘Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’
Gov Tomblin presents grants
By Jonathan Collins On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Governor presents Records Management and Preservation Board grants, Survey and Planning grants

Governor Tomblin presents Greenbrier County Commission with $7,000 in State Historic Preservation Survey and Planning Grant funding, highlighting the importance of preserving West Virginia’s history (Photo courtesy More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Ronceverte gets grant funding boosts

  At the Ronceverte City Council meeting on Wednesday evening, Doug Hylton announced that the River City has received $13,650 from the WV Historic Preservation Society for a study to restore Brick Hill “to More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

State budget cuts put $13 million in child, family money ‘at risk’

by Dan Heyman Advocates for early-childhood and family-support programs have delivered a symbolic $13 million check to West Virginia lawmakers – money they say could be lost if the state goes ahead with budget More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Greenbrier County receives $33,120 in grant funds

Representatives from three Greenbrier County agencies were presented with grant funds by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin in a ceremony held in the Capitol reception room in Charleston on Mar. 5. On hand as recipient for a More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Greenbrier Historical Society receives $15,500 in grants

Elizabeth McMullen, executive director of the Greenbrier Historical Society, was at the county commission meeting on Tuesday anticipating the approval and signing of three Community Participation grant applications More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Too soon to declare water supply safe

The Freedom Industries chemical spill story has drawn international attention, but researchers say it is hardly unique, since coal mining and processing have damaged West Virginia’s drinking water for years in More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Chemical spill aftermath: legislation proposed, additional chem leak & chapter 11 bankruptcy

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Monday was joined by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, Senate President Jeff Kessler, and House Speaker Tim Miley in announcing new proposed legislation to implement an above ground storage tank More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, December 13th, 2013

Pomponio announces plans to retire; governor to appoint new judge

Greenbrier County Circuit Judge Joseph C. Pomponio, Jr. recently announced he plans to retire from office in February 2014. With two years yet to go on his 8-year term, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will have to appoint More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 13th, 2013

WalletHub: WV ‘wins’ under Obamacare

Commentary By Dan Heyman, WVNS A close analysis of which states will win or lose under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has found West Virginia second among winners after New York. WalletHub, More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, November 1st, 2013

Out-of-state workers fill oil & gas industry jobs, report suggests

An annual report on West Virginia oil and gas employment that lacks the required data on the residency of workers was released last week by the Workforce West Virginia Investment Council. The report, published in More...