Tag archive for ‘Joe Manchin’
Workers prepare to install “boom” material in the Greenbrier River at Alderson
By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Potential catastrophe averted

Workers prepare to install “boom” material in the Greenbrier River at Alderson “Whew! That was a close call!” said Mayor Travis Copenhaver about the recent water problem in Alderson. The Alderson Water Utility More...

By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Governor Tomblin announces elimination of Business Franchise Tax

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin this week announced the Business Franchise Tax will be eliminated effective Jan. 1, 2015, the latest step in a series of reductions that have improved West Virginia’s business climate and More...

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By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Voters choice: Amendment on the ballot opens door to Scout camp, allow commercial events

By WVPA staff reporter Brandi Underwood This is an in-depth look at the Nonprofit Youth Organization Tax Exemption Amendment that voters will see on the ballot this November provided by the West Virginia Press More...

By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Manchin urges WV students to apply for Service Academy nominations

This week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) strongly encouraged West Virginia students who are interested in military service to apply for a nomination to one of the United States Service Academies, which include More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall announce funding for emergency food and shelter program statewide

This week, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Representative Nick Rahall, announced $526,266 in funding to help individuals and families in West Virginia with non-disaster related emergencies. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Manchin applauds launch of online one-stop-shop jobs portal to help employ veterans

After working with the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense and Labor for more than two years, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) this week applauded the launch of the Veterans Employment Center, an idea Senator More...

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...