Coal Valley News
Governor will visit light show
In the spirit of the season, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is scheduled to make a quick visit to Chief Logan State Park this Thursday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Statehouse beat: Crossing over to the other side
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Quote of the week: "Ryan is the sort of leader folks in either party should hold up as a community exemplar."
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Dan Cook: Candidate should become Democrat
In his Nov. 6 Gazette op-ed, Ed Rabel told us that West Virginia voter turnout is low because of our disillusionment with self-serving incumbent Republicans and Democrats.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
McKinley responds to town hall questions
U.S. Rep. David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., listened to the concerns of area residents in the Williamstown City Council chambers Monday evening.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
An Energy Bill Both Parties Can Love
While the passage of a raft of GOP-backed energy bills this month appeared to widen the divide between House Democrats and Republicans, a pair of lawmakers has forged a genuinely bipartisan plan to increase energy efficiency in the federal government.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
McKinley a safe bet over Gainer
Rep. David McKinley, who represents West Virginia's First Congressional District, will have a race on his hands next year.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Stop EPA While There's Still Time
Americans already have seen what can happen when they are told they must go along with an ultra-liberal plan that was not thought out in advance - and about which they were not told the truth.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Representatives support cracker
West Virginia's congressional delegation lauded the announcement that a site in Wood County was chosen for a billion-dollar ethane cracker plant.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Manchin, McKinley Taking on the EPA
Legislation targeting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rules for new coal-fired power plants would prevent the agency from setting impossible-to-achieve standards in the future, Sen. Joe Manchin told a House subcommittee Friday.
WV U.S. House Members Join Democrats Supporting "Keep Your Health Plan Act"
Jeff Morris Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: Nov. 15, 2013 4:18 PM EST Updated: Nov. 15, 2013 4:27 PM EST Washington, D.C. , West Virginia West Virginia's three members in the U.S. House of Representatives joined a group of Democrats who voted Friday with the Republican majority to support a plan that permits health insurance companies to ... (more)
Thu Nov 14, 2013
McConnell, Grimes volley over coal issues
When they aren't arguing about the new healthcare law or where the other raises money, likely foes in next year's U.S. Senate race, incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell and Democrat Allison Lundergan Grimes, argue over who is the biggest supporter of the coal industry.
Communications Workers of America
CWA e-Newsletter: Nov. 14, 2013
AFSCME President Lee Saunders will join CWA President Larry Cohen on CWA's next Town Hall Call on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 pm ET.
Communications Workers of America
Lawmakers Unveil Bipartisan 'Press One For America' Bill
CWA call center activists, Jamone Ross and Charlice Boston, and CWA Senior Director George Kohl joined Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Tim Bishop and Rep. Dave McKinley at the press conference.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
When a Republican really isn't republican
As the 2014 election season ramps up, so called Republicans like Shelley Moore Capito and David McKinley are running about West Virginia claiming they are fighting the Obama Administration, while nothing could be farther than the truth.
Shaheen-Portman Energy-Efficiency Bill Delayed in Senate
Construction officials were optimistic this spring, when a Senate committee approved an energy-efficiency bill with features deemed favorable to the industry.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Charleston Daily Mail
Democrats want EPA to visit W.Va.
Democratic officials and coal advocates Tuesday called again on the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to visit West Virginia on its tour discussing new regulations.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Parkersburg honors veterans with parade
The annual Veterans Day Parade featured veterans from around the county and marching bands from Parkersburg, Parkersburg South and Williamstown high schools.
Telecom unions push for 'Press One For America' bill
Members of the Communications Workers of America will join members of the House and Senate this week to call for the passage of legislation giving people the option of using U.S.-based call centers.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Weirton Daily Times
Gainer kicks off bid for Congress
As he watched a stalemate between Democrats and Republicans in Congress grind government to a halt last month, West Virginia State Auditor Glen B. Gainer III decided he could stand on the sidelines no longer.
Apologize.: 30 million times.
On PBS television, Bill Moyers showed Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., repeatedly demanding an "apology" for computer problems at the launch of the Affordable Care Act.