West Virginia Headline News
Manchin, Capito React To RBG’s Death, Potential Replacement
West Virginia’s two U.S. senators released statements regarding the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R) expressed sympathy, with Sen. Joe Manchin (D) taking it a step further, saying like many of his Democratic colleagues in the Senate that he does not support a vote for the new justice before the election. “The U.S. Supreme Court is the highest court in the land and it is simply irresponsible to rush the adequate and proper vetting required of any new candidate for the bench,” Manchin said in a press release Monday. Since Ginsburg’s death, the issue of voting on a new justice to take her seat has become divisive, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promising to hold a vote for President Trump’s nominee with 44 days until the election. This contradicts McConnell’s stance in 2016, when he held up a vote on President Obama’s supreme court nominee, Merrick Garland, citing the upcoming election eight months away. "The American
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 02:03:34 +0000
New Coalition Releases West Virginia Guide On Climate Change
A newly formed group of civic-minded and environmental organizations have teamed up to produce a climate change guide for West Virginians. The 16-page document, released Monday by the West Virginia Climate Alliance, is called “ The Citizen’s Guide To Climate Change. ”
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 20:30:45 +0000
17 West Virginia GOP Senators Condemn ‘Hate Speech’ In Letter To Marshall, WVU Presidents
Seventeen Republican West Virginia senators have penned a letter to the presidents of Marshall University and West Virginia University regarding controversies involving the coronavirus and protests of racial injustice.
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:34:31 +0000
Climate Change, Farming And Finding Your Way Home On This West Virginia Morning
On this West Virginia Morning , we talk about coming home to Appalachia. But we also look at the climate change woes and economic challenges impacting the region.
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:08:14 +0000
Six W.Va. Counties Will Be Remote, Virtual School This Week
The West Virginia Department of Education announced that six counties will be remote learning-only for the week of Sept. 20, 2020. State officials rolled out updated data Saturday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. Fayette, Kanawha, Mingo, Putnam, Boone and Monongalia county schools will not be open for in-person instruction this week.
Sun, 20 Sep 2020 13:24:52 +0000