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Tomblin says $134M road bond sale saves W.Va. $26M

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the sale of $134 million in state Road Fund bonds will save West Virginia $26 million, most of which will go into road projects.

In a news release Friday, the governor said selling the...

W.Va. lawmakers set up site with info about tax reform push

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led Legislature has set up a website about their push to change parts of the state tax code.

On Wednesday, lawmakers announced the site featuring public information that will be used in...

Raw milk veto to draw protest Wednesday at the Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Protesters are heading to the Capitol to oppose the veto of a bill that would’ve let people drink raw milk through animal herd sharing agreements.

A Facebook invitation says the groups have planned...

Polls show Manchin would top Morrisey in potential governor’s race
Polls show Manchin would top Morrisey in potential governor’s race

Survey shows favor over attorney general in potential 2016 race

Lawmakers shift focus to tax reform

Lawmakers call current system ‘unfair, broken’

Preston delegate to leave House for state ag job

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Delegate Larry Williams is leaving the West Virginia Legislature to take a job with the state Department of Agriculture.

The Dominion Post reports the Preston County Democrat...

Ethics Commission begins tackling fine points of trinket law
Ethics Commission begins tackling fine points of trinket law

Recently-signed bill prevents public officials from putting name, likeness on items

Lawmakers receive reimbursements for 2015 legislative session

In total, House members get $786, 571; State senators amass $268,959 in repayments

Tomblin issues emergency declaration after recent storms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has issued a state of emergency in five southern West Virginia counties following recent heavy rains.

Tomblin issued the declaration Tuesday for Boone, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo and Wayne...

Groups react to judicial elections bill

Measure aims to remove partisan politics from state’s court races

Former senator’s expense filing prompts change in process
Former senator’s expense filing prompts change in process

Former senator’s per-diem filing prompts chamber to add review, deadline

State to receive juvenile justice grant funding

Award comes a week after governor signed reform bill

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