MANCHIN, CAPITO ANNOUNCE WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT FOR MCDOWELL, RALEIGH COUNTIES THROUGH BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW

Charleston, WV — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that McDowell and Raleigh counties will be included in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Closing America’s […]

Warner asks Citizens to Volunteer now to be a Poll Worker for November 8 General Election

National Poll Worker Recruitment Day is Aug. 16th; Charleston, W.Va – In preparation for the state’s November 8th General Election, WV Secretary of State Mac Warner is asking registered voters to consider becoming a poll worker in their home county.The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has designated August 16th as National Poll Worker Recruitment Day. This day of action […]

Attorney General Morrisey Announces Multimillion-Dollar Settlement with Rite Aid

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Thursday announced a settlement that may add up to $30 million with Rite Aid to resolve a lawsuit that alleged the pharmacy chain failed to maintain effective controls against diversion and it contributed to oversupply of opioids in the state.“So many lives have been lost and shattered […]

STATE TREASURER’S OFFICE TO HOST FOUR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTIONS AT STATE FAIR

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore today announced his Office will host four in-person Unclaimed Property Auctions during the 2022 State Fair of West Virginia in Fairlea.   The auctions will take place Friday, Aug. 12; Saturday, Aug. 13; Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20, beginning at 5 p.m. each day.   The items […]

Gov. Justice celebrates grand opening of new West Virginia Taxpayer Engagement Center

WATCH FULL EVENT | VIEW PHOTO ALBUM CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate the grand opening of the West Virginia State Tax Department’s new Taxpayer Engagement Center.Located in downtown Charleston, the Taxpayer Engagement Center consolidates taxpayer access locations in the area to a single, modern location, designed for ease of access and […]

Following legislative inaction on locality pay for correctional officers, Gov. Justice declares State of Emergency to address jail staffing shortages

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice today issued a State of Emergency to address critical staffing shortages at correctional facilities in West Virginia. The State of Emergency empowers the Adjutant General of the West Virginia National Guard to support the Department of Homeland Security with National Guard personnel sufficient to alleviate staffing shortages at adult and juvenile correctional and […]

TREASURER MOORE ANNOUNCES SPECIAL 20TH ANNIVERSARY SMART529 SCHOLARSHIP SWEEPSTAKES

Three Lucky West Virginia Students to Win $20,000 Scholarships this Fall   CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore today joined students and faculty of Piedmont Elementary School in Charleston to launch a special scholarship sweepstakes to commemorate the 20th anniversary of West Virginia’s SMART529 College Savings Plan.   West Virginia families can visit www.wvtreasury.com/20years to enter their […]

41.9% Of West Virginia Businesses Are Seeing Domestic Supplier Delays

Charleston, WV – For more than two years, delays, disruptions, and shortages in the supply chain have been a major economic consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of factors have combined to create the widespread supply chain challenges the U.S. economy faces. The onset of the pandemic and subsequent waves temporarily shut down businesses […]

PSC Advises of Assistance for Rising Utility Bills

CHARLESTON, WV – The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported international natural gas and liquefied natural gas prices hit record highs in the last quarter of 2021 and first half of 2022.  Natural gas utility companies in West Virginia are currently filing their annual 30C cases with the PSC to adjust the purchased gas […]

Brad Davis joins #WVUTech as head esports coach

BECKLEY, West Virginia — WVU Tech athletic director Kenneth Howell is excited to announce the hiring of Brad Davis as head esports coach for the Golden Bears. Graduated from West Virginia University (WVU) in 2009 with a degree in journalism, Davis has spent much of his professional career as a news and sports photographer. He’s worked for WVU’s school newspaper, […]