Tag archive for ‘Joe Manchin’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Manchin fights to close wage gap

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) this week issued the following statement after the Senate failed to secure enough votes to move forward to debate and pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. “The fact that working women More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Secretary Tennant applauds Senator Manchin’s plan to ban dangerous new drug Zohydro

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant applauds legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin this week that would ban a dangerous and potentially deadly new prescription drug known as Zohydro. Last 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 Mountain Messenger On Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Joe Manchin, Jim Inhofe urge full funding of FAA Contract Towers

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) this week sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 10th, 2014

Joe Manchin encourages West Virginians to nominate small businesses and entrepreneurs for Achievement Awards

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) this week encouraged West Virginians to nominate Mountain State small businesses and entrepreneurs for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2014 Small Business Week awards 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 Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Senator Manchin announces new state leadership team

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) this week announced the new leadership team for his state operations. A native of West Virginia, Mara Boggs will return home to serve as state director. Boggs is a graduate of Keyser More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Corridor H supporters encouraged by Virginia completion date projection

Supporters of Corridor H got an unexpected boost this week with the release of a State of Virginia highway construction schedule that lists a 2026 completion date for Corridor H in Virginia. The Appalachian Regional More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Local Democrat receives statewide recognition

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin joined with Democratic leaders from throughout West Virginia in honoring Brenda Campbell as one of West Virginia’s Outstanding Democrats of the Year. This Outstanding Democrat was selected More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 18th, 2013

Manchin denounces EPA’s new source performance standards

Commentary U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s new source performance standards (NSPS) that hold coal and gas emissions to nearly the same standards. “Today’s More...