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Senators consider changes to Black Lung requirements
Several coal state senators, including U.S. Senators Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin of West Virginia, are attempting to enact changes to the rules enabling veteran coal miners to qualify for Black Lung benefits.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Natalie Tennant dodges questions on Obama, Harry Reid and Obamacare
Natalie Tennant , West Virginia 's secretary of state and Democratic Senate candidate, seems to have a problem answering tough questions.
Senate Paralyzed by Deep Rift Between Party Leaders
The personal war between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has brought the Senate to a virtual standstill, The Washington Post reported.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
National Review Online
Senator Joe Manchin doesn't think Hillary Clinton will have an easy time securing the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
$2.4 million to improve Brush Creek
A key Mercer County watershed - Brush Creek - will be receiving some much-needed help thanks to a $2.4 million grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service assistance program for planning, design and/or construction of watershed structures, according to a press release from U.S. Senator Joe Manchin III's ... (more)
Sat Jul 19, 2014
4 W.Va. counties sharing $14.2m for watersheds
The funding announced by Sen. Joe Manchin is through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Natural Resources Conservation Service.
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Bangor Daily News
Divided government is "do nothing" government
With the deep partisan split, it is appealing to think that divided government is both a check on political excess and a driver for compromise.
Border bill divides Dems
Centrist and liberal Democrats are battling one another over the emergency spending package for child immigrants at the southern border.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Don't let Ex-Im fund dirty projects
The Obama administration took a giant step forward on clean energy last year when it ordered the Export-Import Bank to stop funding coal plants abroad.
AbbVie To Buy Shire For $54 Billion In Biggest Inversion Deal Ever
U.S. companies, particularly pharmaceutical companies, have been increasingly buying foreign companies in order to lower taxes by reincorporating overseas.
Truth still in doubt at Clarksburg VA
Both U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., visited the hospital after allegations it is part of a national scandal involving health care for veterans.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
"Pro-life" Senator Votes to Overturn Hobby Lobby Ruling
West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin has some explaining to do. Although the senator has proclaimed to be pro-life, his recent support of a Democratic bill to overturn the Supreme Court's ruling on Hobby Lobby v.
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Are you already tired of political ads? Then don't go to the movies in Texas unless you want to hear Greg Abbott's pitch for governor.
Lobbyists eye spending bills to beat back rules
Pet issues: The Hill reports industry and trade groups are counting on spending bills in Congress to help them beat back a slew of regulations put in place by the Obama administration.
Charles Town unveils art district plans
In an effort to build a sense of cohesion and promote tourism, the city of Charles Town has received a grant to designate a portion of downtown as the Washington Heritage District, according to a press release.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Carbon Controls are New, But Industry Scare Tactics Aren't
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VFD Receives Federal Grant
Help is on the way for one of Marshall County's 15 volunteer fire departments, as $116,375 worth of federal money is on the way to McMechen via the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.