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7 hrs ago | Politico
MANCHIN TO KOSKINEN: NO TAXES, NO BONUSES. Sen. Joe Manchin is calling on IRS commissioner John Koskinen to rescind the bonuses given to the 1,100 IRS employees with tax compliance problems.
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11 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
The Internal Revenue Service provided millions of dollars in bonuses to agency employees with "substantiated" conduct issues, including nonpayment of taxes, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday.
15 hrs ago | Daily Kos
If Democratic Senate candidate Natalie Tennant is such a guaranteed loser, why are the Kochs trying to suppress her support? Conventional wisdom is that Republicans are guaranteed a Senate pickup in West Virginia, where Sen. Jay Rockafeller's retirement has created an open-seat race in this reddening state.
17 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal
Even though there are some heated political campaigns already underway for West Virginia's 2014 primary and general election, the most interesting campaign news last week was the word from U. S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV, that he may run for governor in 2016 when Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's second term is over.
21 hrs ago | Bluefield Daily Telegraph
The U.S. Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced on Wednesday a new rule aimed at reducing the amount of allowable coal dust in underground coal mines in order to reduce the exposure to the potential of contracting coal workers' pneumoconiosis, better known as black lung.
Outraged by a Treasury Department report which showed the IRS paid cash bonuses and gave extra time off to more than 2,800 tax agency workers who had been cited for internal misconduct, lawmakers in both parties demanded answers and changes in how the IRS hands out employee performance awards in the future.
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 bases have already been rallied," Sen. Joe Manchin asserted this month on the Fox News Channel before boldly repudiating Democrats' latest gambit to retain their Senate majority.
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 Federal Election Commission on Wednesday indicated support for a request to allow campaigns to accept bitcoins ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.
Eyewitness News hosted a second town hall meeting focusing on the water crisis at the historic Labelle Theater in south Charleston on Tuesday.
Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.
Members of Congress are beginning to focus on curbing sex crimes on college campuses and on child and human trafficking as they pull back from the fight to stop sexual assaults in the military.
As the high-profile congressional fight over military sexual assault recedes, lawmakers are broadening their focus to an array of sex crimes like college campus assaults, child predators and human trafficking.
Even though there are some heated political campaigns already underway for West Virginia's 2014 primary and general election, the most interesting campaign news last week was the word from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., that he may run for governor in 2016 when Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's second term is over.