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Panel declines changes to public campaign financing

Delegate argues program eliminates perception of bias in judicial system

Panel declines changes to public campaign financing

Delegate argues program eliminates perception of bias in judicial system

House bill reforms election of judges

Speaker calls bill a step forward in making process more fair

Tomblin taps Boso as new GOP West Virginia state senator

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has tapped Republican engineer Gregory Boso as the new 11th District state senator.

The Democratic governor had to pick from three Republicans to replace GOP state Sen. Clark...

Lawmakers’ reaction mixed for Tomblin address
Lawmakers’ reaction mixed for Tomblin address

As is the case with every year, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin received a variety of praise and criticism from members of his own party, as well as the new majority party, following Wednesday’s State of the State Address.

Republican leaders were...

New Senate rule requires analysis of job quality

One West Virginia Senate Democrat is concerned about not only adding jobs but adding quality ones to the state of West Virginia.

Sen. John Unger, D-Berkeley, said he sought to amend the Senate rules on Wednesday in order to include a provision...

Mooney takes seat in House
Mooney takes seat in House

Congressman begins term by supporting Boehner for speaker

GOP takes charge in Congress
GOP takes charge in Congress

WASHINGTON — In a blend of pageantry and politics, Republicans took complete control of Congress for the first time in eight years Tuesday, then ran straight into a White House veto threat against their top-priority legislation to build the...

Rep. Nick Rahall leaving a long legacy
Rep. Nick Rahall leaving a long legacy

Democrat in seat since 1977 lost Nov. election to GOP challenger

Democrats spent nearly twice as much as GOP in 2014 elections

Democratic candidates spent about twice as much as Republicans

Dem group spent $446k on West Virginia statehouse elections

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Democratic group chipped in almost $446,000 to sway West Virginia's statehouse elections this cycle, adding to the flurry of party organizations, coal interests, executives, casinos and unions...

4 candidates now in race for Charleston mayor

In primary, Josh Scott will face incumbent mayor Danny Jones

Jefferson lawmaker makes history
Jefferson lawmaker makes history

Jill Upson is state’s first black female

Republican in House

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