Former Presidents, World Leaders and Others Speak Out Against Riots in US Capitol

Editorial By John Clise It took very little time for leaders and others to speak out against riots at the US Capitol, Wednesday, during what was supposed to be a conformation of the electoral college results, including any discussions of objections to the results. Chaos ensued when Trump addressed supporters gathered near the Capitol andContinue reading “Former Presidents, World Leaders and Others Speak Out Against Riots in US Capitol”

Memorandum on Inadmissibility of Persons Affiliated with Antifa Based on Organized Criminal Activity

The Whitehouse released the following statement through Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany regarding memorandum related to individuals affiliated with Antifa. “Antifa activists have brutally attacked our law-abiding friends, neighbors, and business owners, and destroyed historic landmarks that our communities have cherished for decades.  This violence and lawlessness has no place in the United States and willContinue reading “Memorandum on Inadmissibility of Persons Affiliated with Antifa Based on Organized Criminal Activity”

Attorney General Morrisey Takes Action Against Monongalia County Contractor

Press release CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Wednesday he has taken enforcement action against Hawkins Construction of Monongalia County and two other contractors whose alleged conduct violates various facets of West Virginia’s consumer protection laws. “Consumers trust – and the law requires – contractors to do professional work,” Attorney General Morrisey said.Continue reading “Attorney General Morrisey Takes Action Against Monongalia County Contractor”

Sanders: Senate Republican Leadership Turned Their Backs on Working Families

Press Release WASHINGTON — Reacting to Senate Republicans’ refusal to provide unanimous consent for a motion by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) seeking up-or-down votes on two bills providing $2,000 in direct economic relief to working-class families, including Majority Leader McConnell’s own proposal, Sanders issued the following statement: “Over the past four days I have asked,Continue reading “Sanders: Senate Republican Leadership Turned Their Backs on Working Families”

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding for Mercer County Dam Rehabilitation

Press Release Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $3,739,700 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support the Supplemental Watershed Plan Brush Creek 14 in southern West Virginia. This funding is authorized by the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act and will helpContinue reading “Manchin, Capito Announce Funding for Mercer County Dam Rehabilitation”

Capito Issues Statement on Electoral College Certification

Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) issued the below statement on the upcoming vote to certify the results of the Electoral College: “Americans went to the polls to carry out the most important task in our representative government—they cast ballots to choose their leaders. The opportunity we have as AmericanContinue reading “Capito Issues Statement on Electoral College Certification”

WV House Democrats Announce Leadership Team for 85th Legislature

Press release CHARLESTON, W.Va. – House Minority Leader Doug Skaff, Jr. (D-Kanawha) announced key members of the House Democratic Caucus leadership team for the 85th Legislature.   “The House Democratic Caucus knows that we will have to put forward an agenda that truly represents the needs of a population that is hurting in a volatile climate markedContinue reading “WV House Democrats Announce Leadership Team for 85th Legislature”