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Coal Valley News
Boone County development director retiring
After two decades of serving as Boone County's community and economic development director, Larry Lodato is retiring, effective March 15. "I have been extremely fortunate to have worked with a great group of County Commissioners and Economic Development Board members over the years," he said.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Canadian Business Magazine
WV lawmakers calls on Labor Department to change rule they say would hurt black-lung patients
Seven Democratic members of Congress are urging the Labor Department to change a proposed rule that they say would harm black-lung patients.
$1M in ads to target Dems on Medicare
Seizing on proposed Medicare Advantage cuts, the right-leaning American Action Network will unveil a $1 million ad campaign on Friday against three vulnerable Democratic senators and six House Democrats.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
West Virginia Metro
NRCC chair visits West Virginia
The chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee says present day West Virginia is not the one that first elected Third District Congressman Nick Rahall in 1976.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Seaports See Progress Continuing on Needed Infrastructure Investments
AAPA President stated, "We're extremely pleased to see the heightened bipartisan recognition that the efficient movement of goods, including trade through seaports and connecting infrastructure, must be a priority at the federal level to enhance U.S. competitiveness in the global marketplace.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Draw held for May 13 ballot
As required by state law, the drawing for the order of the ballots to be used in May 13 primary elections took place last week in Hamlin.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
NRCC attacks Dems on Obama support
National Republicans are using the relaunch of the White House's political office to highlight the liability President Obama may be this cycle for vulnerable House Democrats.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
VA medical bus debuts in Bluefield
Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Congressman Nick Rahall , today thanked the Beckley Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which officially announced that Mercer County's new mobile health clinic that began serving patients today.
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Doors to new mobile veterans health clinic open in Mercer County
The new Mercer County-based mobile clinic for veterans is now open. U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., joined local veterans advocate Al Hancock, and other officials this morning, in cutting the ribbon to the facility.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Labor official wants Jenkins to resign after party switch
A labor official says he's asked Cabell County's Evan Jenkins to resign from the state Senate, after Jenkins switched his party registration from Democratic to Republican last year.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Opinion: Keep cell phone calls off planes
In Congress last week, a House committee passed without opposition a measure that should allow the nation to breathe a grateful sigh of relief.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Americans for Prosperity Airs Radio Ad Against Nick Rahall
Americans for Prosperity, a conservative outside group backed by Charles and David Koch, is up with a radio ad against Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, D-W.Va.
Senate hopefuls mindful of Lincoln
The top of the ticket electoral contests will attract plenty attention this coming May and November.
Tomblin to appeal FEMA decision on water crisis help
Two days after the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's request for further financial assistance for West Virginia's ongoing water crisis, a shipment of bottled water sent by FEMA was removed from three Kanawha County schools because of odor and taste problems.
Representatives oppose debt ceiling extension
A bill passed the House on Tuesday 221 to 201 in a vote on partisan lines with most Republicans against, including Reps.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Arrival of mobile veterans clinic delayed due to snowstorm
The big day for area veterans has been delayed thanks to a dangerous winter storm.
National Review Online
Congress Moves to Ban In-Flight Cell-Phone Calls
Yesterday a House committee voted to approve a bill that would ban voice calls on airplanes, in the event that the Federal Communications Commission lifts the current ban on in-flight cell-phone use, a move it is considering.
Kansas City InfoZine
House Moves Ahead to Block In-flight Calls
The "Prohibiting In-Flight Voice Communications on Mobile Wireless Devices Act of 2013" was introduced by Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa.
On the move: House sets stage for big federal agency moves
The Transportation Security Administration , Department of Homeland Security and National Institutes of Health could be on the move thanks to a package of real estate prospectuses approved by the House of Representatives Tuesday.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Governor Tomblin Directs Health Officials to Move Forward with Home Testing Project
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has directed the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, in cooperation with local and state health officials, to move forward quickly to put together a home testing project, West Virginia Testing Assessment Project or WV TAP, for residences in the affected nine-county area.