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West Virginia drops five spots to 35th in ALEC economic competitiveness survey

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 17, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia dropped five spots on an annual economic competitiveness survey by the American Legislative Exchange Council.

State lacks caregivers for those with intellectual, developmental disabilities

By Marcie Vaughan | Apr 16, 2019

It is time to come together to address this workforce crisis. A modest increase in funding will not only provide jobs to thousands of West Virginians but will ensure those with intellectual and developmental disabilities are receiving the care and support they need.

Governor signs bill moving Medicaid Fraud Control Unit from DHHR to AG's office

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 27, 2019

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice has signed a bill that will move the state's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to the state Attorney General's office. Senate Bill 318 was signed into law earlier this week. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey praised the move, calling it "a bold step that will significantly strengthen the state’s fight against Medicaid fraud."

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