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Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. The same might be said of fees for class action attorneys, which are often outrageously high and grossly disproportionate to the amount of work involved. U.S. District Judge Joseph … Read More
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia got some good news recently from the state’s newest U.S. Senator. Sen. Joe Manchin told reporters that he had assurances from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that cap-and-trade would not be taken up by the next Congress.
We heard it from our parents, and then we pass it on to our kids: If something’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — When I first came to West Virginia more than 40 years ago, it was to work with coal miners and their families. Good people who worked hard and risked their lives so that the rest of America could turn the lights on and build a strong economy. Good people who counted on their jobs to put food on the table, build a home, send their kids to school, and save a little for retirement.
Say you lose a key employee. Sure, the rest of the staff can pick up the slack for a while, but that position needs to be filled as fast as possible because other employees can’t be expected to do an adequate job covering the open position and doing their work as well. Read More
On Sept. 27, President Obama signed into law the Small Business Jobs Act, the most significant piece of small business legislation in over a decade. The law provides entrepreneurs and small business owners with greater access to capital and more tax relief so they can grow and create the jobs America needs.
West Virginia has lost a governor but gained a senator. We’re hopeful that Sen. Joe Manchin will represent us in Washington as Gov. Joe Manchin did here. Read More
By HOPPY KERCHEVAL MORGANTOWN — Gov. Joe Manchin’s election Tuesday has filled the vacancy created by the death of Sen. Robert Byrd last summer, but it also opened a vacancy in the Governorship that’s producing questions and controversy. Manchin will … Read More