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U.S. Senator Capito comments on Elizabeth Warren’s request for Biden to pardon all nonviolent cannabis offenders

By David Beard, The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., recently joined with two other senators to ask President Biden to pardon everyone who’s ever been convicted of a nonviolent cannabis offense – whether formerly or currently behind bars. In light of that request, The Dominion Post contacted[Read More…]

Utility Scam Awareness

By Charlotte Lane Chair, West Virginia Public Service Commission National Utility Scam Awareness Day was Wednesday, Nov 17.  The observance may only last one day, but awareness of utility scams must be all year long.  Thousands of utility scams happen every day all over the country, including here in West[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Manchin introduces Outdoor Recreation Act

By Greg Jordan, Bluefield Daily Telegraph WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal legislation that could boost and improve opportunities for outdoor recreation – one of them southern West Virginia’s Hatfield-McCoy Trail – has been introduced in Congress, one of West Virginia’s senators announced this week. U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Chairman of[Read More…]

New River Gorge Regional Development Authority hosts New River Gorge Economic Outlook Summit

WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. – The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) hosted a comprehensive review and forward-looking snapshot of community and economic development potential in Raleigh, Summers, Fayette, and Nicholas counties at its New River Gorge Economic Outlook Summit. Representatives from West Virginia University’s College of[Read More…]

Transportation dominates discussions at 2nd West Virginia drug response forum

By Caity Coyne, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Transportation challenges dominated conversation during Tuesday’s public forum on the West Virginia substance use response plan, with some participants calling it “the biggest barrier” in connecting people to drug treatment programs. Services often are unreliable or unavailable in certain areas, many of[Read More…]

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