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State leaders react to CNBC ranking West Virginia worst for business

Chris Dickerson Jul. 12, 2017, 12:33pm

CHARLESTON – CNBC has ranked West Virginia as the worst state for business in 2017, and state leaders have varying reactions to it. Gov. Jim Justice blames it on inaction by the state Legislature, while business leaders take a more pragmatic approach.

Jenkins receives Spirit of Enterprise Award

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2017, 1:05pm

HUNTINGTON – The Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce presented its Spirit of Enterprise Award to Congressman Evan Jenkins on June 1 at Huntington Steel & Supply.

Business perspective on economic growth and tax

Steve Roberts May 3, 2017, 7:44am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia’s business tax climate ranking was the third worst in the nation just a dozen years ago. Our state bore the dubious rank of 47th in the nation when ranked among the 50 states for business tax competitiveness.

Chamber's Diamond awards recognize employee-friendly companies

Mike Helenthal May 2, 2017, 8:17am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia’s Five Diamond Employers are “the kind of companies that people would like to work for and the kind of jobs people would like to have,” according to West Virginia Chamber of Commerce President Steve Roberts.