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Capito, coal miners join Trump for repeal of stream protection rule

Andrew Burger Feb. 22, 2017, 8:25am

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Shelley Capito (R-W.Va.) has been particularly busy the past couple of weeks. Recently, Capito visited the White House, joining a bipartisan group of senators who met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

POWER initiative grants aim to revitalize coal-mining areas

Andrew Burger Aug. 30, 2016, 8:01am

CHARLESTON – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined representatives from the federally funded Appalachian Regional Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration in announcing $10 million in funding for nine projects aimed at revitalizing West Virginia communities suffering from the economic impacts of the coal industry downturn.

West Virginia, New Hampshire senators urge National Guard to change apportionment of counterdrug funds

Andrew Burger Aug. 29, 2016, 10:59am

West Virginia's Republican U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito and Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire recently joined in calling on the National Guard to change the way it apportions funds to address drug abuse epidemics in U.S. states.

Lincoln Co. judge going to public leadership development program

Andrew Burger Aug. 17, 2016, 8:38am

Chief Judge Jay Hoke of Lincoln County Circuit Court will be traveling to Lexington, Kentucky, around the end of August, one of two West Virginians chosen to participate in the Council of State Governments' (CSG) Toll Fellowship Program, a six-day, five-night public leadership development workshop. Joining Hoke will be Robert Paulson of the West Virginia governor's office.

Capito takes broad-spectrum approach to opioid abuse and addiction

Andrew Burger Aug. 10, 2016, 8:53am

WASHINGTON – West Virginia's junior U.S. senator, Republican Shelley Capito, is at the forefront of a broad-spectrum movement to address the growing problem of opioid abuse and addiction in West Virginia and nationwide.