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House Majority PAC, a super PAC that aims to elect House Democrats, has a new ad tying a GOP challenger in West Virginia to conservative businessmen David and Charles Koch.
The bill, the Chemical Safety and Drinking Water Protection Act of 2014 , would amend the Safe Water Drinking Act "to direct the administrator of the EPA or each state exercising primary enforcement responsibility for public water systems to carry out a state chemical storage facility source water protection program," according to the legislation.
The Charleston Gazette, West Virginia's largest newspaper, has endorsed both Democratic Senate hopeful Natalie Tennant and Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, a Democrat in the 3rd District.
The Freedom Industries site, which released 10,000 gallons of chemicals into West Virginia water, is seen in this Jan. 13, 2014, photo.
West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant attacked Americans for Prosperity, a conservative nonprofit backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch, on Tuesday for distributing "misleading" and "confusing" voter registration mailings, according to the Associated Press .
A workshop will be held at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Thursday, May 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to teach Business Fundamentals.
The Concord University Board of Governors has selected Dr. Kendra Boggess as the university's 12th president, contingent upon approval by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, university officials announced late Tuesday evening.
April is child abuse prevention month and a special ceremony in Huntington brought awareness.
West Virginia's Department of Health and Human Resources has appointed three deputy secretaries in response to an audit last year detailing the agency's inefficiencies.
When federal officials decided what chemical levels West Virginians could safely consume in water tainted by a January spill, their standard assumed people would be exposed for two weeks, not 100-plus days.
West Virginia regulators are asking stakeholders for input as they begin developing rules to implement a new chemical storage tank safety law.
The Mason County Fairgrounds will come alive with car enthusiasts the first weekend in May for a first-of-its-kind event to the area.
Q1 BIG SPENDERS SO FAR: Happy Monday. It's quarterly lobbying disclosure time. Reports will continue to trickle in until late tonight, but here's an early snapshot of lobbying numbers.
One of the current high school juniors will be awarded a four-year scholarship at West Virginia Wesleyan valued at $125,000.
Four former Western Regional Jail correctional officers and four inmates have been charged in a plot to kill another prisoner.
West Virginia's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, is seeking the counsel of a fellow Blue Dog Democrat who won her seat in the chamber in spite of her underdog position, according to The Wall Street Journal.