October is Pedestrian Safety Month

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) is joining with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in observing October 2022 as National Pedestrian Safety Month. The benefits to our physical and mental health, as well as the environmental benefits of walking can lead to healthier, quieter, cleaner, […]

City of Lewisburg to break ground on $63 million water project

Water system capacity to more than triple, providing excess capacity to support expansion for decades to come WATCH FULL EVENT | VIEW PHOTO ALBUM LEWISBURG, WV – Gov. Jim Justice held an event today with officials from the City of Lewisburg to break ground on a $63 million project to upgrade and modernize the Lewisburg water system. […]

Gov. Justice: Record-setting revenue surpluses prove West Virginia ready for personal income tax cut

State nets $192.8 million surplus for September 2022; sets new record for total severance tax collections CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that West Virginia’s General Revenue collections for September 2022 of $638.8 million were $192.8 million above estimates and 26.6% ahead of prior year receipts. Year-to-date record collections of $1.527 billion were $427 million above estimate and […]

West Virginia WIC Receives Federal Grant to Provide Mobile Payments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources’ (DHHR) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, commonly known as WV WIC, has received a $250,000 federal grant which will allow the purchase of technology to enable farmers to sell their products to WIC shoppers through a QR code, which will be […]

Department Awards Nearly $1 Billion to 56 States and Territories to Provide Students with Safer and Healthier Learning Environments

Washington, DC- The U.S. Department of Education announced awards totaling nearly $1 billion through the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA). The Stronger Connections grants will help schools provide all students with safe and supportive learning opportunities and environments that are critical for their success. Through the BSCA, and under the leadership of President Biden, Congress provided $1 […]

West Virginia Hive Hosting ‘Coffee Talks’ Session in Summersville

Sept. 30 Networking Event at Seneca Health Services Beckley, W.Va. – The West Virginia Hive is hosting a “Coffee Talks” networking session at 8:30 a.m. Friday, September 30, at Seneca Health Services in Summersville. The event is being sponsored by United Bank. Judy Moore, executive director of the WV Hive, said “Our Coffee Talks sessions […]