Dear Editor: Retaining a coal job over the past few years has not been easy, but I’ve been blessed to keep my job at Mepco. Still, like so many others in my community, I’ve been worried about the of future of my career over the past eight years as the “War on Coal” has seemed to have no end in sight.
WASHINGTON – As House Democrats continued their gun control sit-in, one West Virginia political leader was calling out another for his “assault on due process.” West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey sent a letter to U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, who last week said “due process is what’s killing us right now” when it comes to striking a deal on gun control.
WASHINGTON – West Virginia's U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin filed an amicus brief supporting the state's effort to stop the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. Capito, a Republican, and Manchin, a Democrat, signed the amicus brief spearheaded by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.,) Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whi