By Steven Allen Adams, The Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State Treasurer Riley Moore is leading West Virginia and a coalition of states to put banks on notice for playing politics with taxpayer dollars. In a press release and video released Monday, Moore and financial officers in 15 other states wrote[Read More…]
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West Virginia State Treasurer Moore to lead 15-state coalition to push back against bank boycotts of traditional energy industries
Coalition represents more than $600 billion in assets under management WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore today announced he has formed a 15-state coalition of state financial officers who have committed to scrutinize or potentially curtail future business with banks that adopt corporate[Read More…]
Media Alert: West Virginia First Lady Cathy Justice to unveil 2021 Christmas Ornament at Culture Center ceremony today at 2 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia First Lady Cathy Justice will host an event tomorrow to unveil the official 2021 Limited Edition First Lady Christmas Ornament, alongside the artist who handcrafted each of these limited-edition pieces. There will be a limited number of ornaments for sale at $25 each. WHO: First Lady Cathy Justice, Curator[Read More…]
WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — While most people go years without needing the smoke detectors in their homes, they would never choose to get rid of a device that saves lives and prevents injury in the event of an emergency. But that’s often what happens to public health systems across the country.[Read More…]
By Greg Jordan, the Princeton Times PRINCETON, W.Va. — A new authority created to bring interconnecting hiking trails, equestrian trails, bicycle trails and kayaking to several southern West Virginia counties is organizing its membership as the trail system starts to form. The Southern West Virginia Non-Motorized Trail Authority is working on[Read More…]
By Matt Harvey, WV News CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court, divided 3-2, on Monday gave proponents of the West Virginia Paycheck Protection Act a legal victory and handed unions a defeat. Justice Beth Walker authored the opinion that nixed Kanawha Circuit Judge Tera Selango’s earlier ruling granting[Read More…]
By Toni Milbourne, The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Jefferson High School’s band director is happiest when working with the kids. However, J.P. Lynch is also happy outside of the school realm, where he spends time on his “hobby” at the Lynch Christmas Tree Farm. “I married into this,” Lynch shared[Read More…]
By Steven Allen Adams, The Inter-Mountain CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Legislation passed toward the end of the 2021 regular session was supposed to fix constitutional issues with the way West Virginia assesses the value of property with natural gas production. Instead, no one is happy with the new rules. Lawmakers passed[Read More…]
Updated at 1 p.m., Nov. 23 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Internet service has been restored to the West Virginia Press Office and the staff is working to catch up on responses and work. Suddenlink was able to get service restored Monday and followed up with calls to check on the internet access.[Read More…]
By Josephine E. Moore, The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — When it comes to the future of West Virginia, its success lies in its people. From job opportunities to workforce participation to growing the population, the director of the Bureau of Business & Economic Research at West Virginia University said these[Read More…]