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State leaders praise Trump's declaration of national emergency in opioid crisis

Chris Dickerson Aug. 17, 2017, 1:03pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia officials have praised President Donald Trump’s recent move to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency.

Justice switches back to GOP; leaders from both sides react

Chris Dickerson Aug. 4, 2017, 10:56am

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says the Democratic Party left him, not the other way around. During an Aug. 3 rally in Huntington for President Donald Trump, Justice announced he was planning to switch back to the Republican Party a little over six months after he took office.

Trump to globalists: Non means non!

The West Virginia Record Jun. 6, 2017, 12:06pm

It might be too early yet to join Larry and Balki of TV's Perfect Strangers in their exuberant Dance of Joy, but the time of jubilation and celebration is fast approaching. There's been a ceasefire in the war on coal.

State leaders hail Trump’s decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

Chris Dickerson Jun. 1, 2017, 3:02pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

Manchin, others have concerns about Trump's budget proposal

Chris Dickerson May 24, 2017, 4:19pm

WASHINGTON – Members of West Virginia’s legislative delegation are expressing concerns about President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal.

In Senate speech, Capito supports action for miners

Shelle Moore Capito Apr. 11, 2017, 2:08pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an April 4 speech on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) urged her colleagues to support action to prevent a lapse in important benefits to retired miners.

State Republican leaders praise confirmation of Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson Apr. 7, 2017, 3:21pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and other Republicans praised the U.S. Senate's confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

McKinley: War on Coal now 'officially over' with Trump's executive order

Karen Kidd Apr. 3, 2017, 12:33pm

WHEELING – Two members of West Virginia's congressional delegation praised President Trump for the executive order they witnessed him sign that the president said is part of his administration's efforts to end the war on coal.

Manchin becomes first Democrat to say he'll vote for Gorsuch

Chris Dickerson Mar. 30, 2017, 7:13pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says he will vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court. Manchin made the announcement March 30, becoming the first Democrat to say he’d vote for President Trump’s nominee.

Gorsuch is the right choice for U.S. Supreme Court

Shelley Moore Capito Mar. 20, 2017, 12:43pm

WASHINGTON – Few individuals over the last century have impacted the American legal discourse as profoundly as the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

West Virginia immigrants' impact includes crucial creation of jobs

Carrie Salls Feb. 23, 2017, 9:58am

CHARLESTON – New American Economy (NAE) has released a Map the Impact report, which highlights the economic, voting and other impacts immigrants have on their respective states, cities, congressional districts and industries and uses that data as a basis for its call for immigration reform efforts across the country.

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.

EPA's war on coal appears over as new boss takes charge

The West Virginia Record Feb. 21, 2017, 3:08pm

Ever have one of those days when you feel like you might be hallucinating?

After Trump's signature, Morrisey unsure of future of stream protection case

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 1:52pm

CHARLESTON – After President Trump signed measures undoing regulations that hindered coal mining, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his coalition of AGs needs to review the need to continue a lawsuit about the matter.

W.Va. leaders praise Pruitt's confirmation as new EPA chief

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 10:38am

WASHINGTON – West Virginia leaders are hailing the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the new administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

State GOP leaders urge confirmation of Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson Feb. 2, 2017, 12:09pm

CHARLESTON – Several West Virginia Republican leaders have voiced their support for President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S.

Capito, bankers' group support CFPB oversight reform

Carrie Salls Jan. 24, 2017, 9:46am

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) supports the type of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau oversight reform proposed by a bill introduced Jan. 13.

West Virginia needs coal jobs and a better EPA under Pruitt

Steven Golden Jan. 18, 2017, 9:44am

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.

U.S. Senate should confirm Pruitt as EPA Administrator

Roger Summerfield Jan. 18, 2017, 9:41am

Dear Editor: It is clear that West Virginia has been a victim of Obama’s War on Coal these past eight years.

Capito says WIIN Act addresses water infrastructure in 'commonsense, bipartisan way'

Carrie Salls Dec. 27, 2016, 2:13pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) says recent passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation will modernize water infrastructure and address flood prevention.