West Virginia Headline News
West Virginia Senate Clears Half Of Two-Pronged Personal Property Tax Overhaul
A two-pronged tax overhaul got halfway completed Monday in the West Virginia Senate. The sweeping proposal — which includes a repeal of hundreds of millions of dollars in personal property taxes on manufacturing, motor vehicles and other personal property, as well as hikes on tobacco and sales taxes — is the combination of a bill and a proposed constitutional amendment that allows for all of the proposed changes to take effect.
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 01:11:23 +0000
Two-Pronged Tax Overhaul Proposal Now Halfway Complete
A sweeping tax proposal calls for the elimination of manufacturing machinery, equipment and inventory taxes on motor vehicles and other personal property. It also calls for hikes to tobacco and consumer sales taxes. The legislation has passed in the Senate, but a joint resolution that would make the bill constitutional was held over in that chamber for one day.
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 23:28:33 +0000
Katherine Johnson: W.Va.'s NASA Extraordinaire Dies
The West Virginia woman behind much of NASA’s 20th century space accomplishments died Monday at 101 years old.
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 22:48:12 +0000
Black Lung Benefits Drop For Kentucky Coal Miners After Controversial Law Change
Lynn Estel Stanley was the kind of coal mine foreman who wanted to know if there was a safety problem, and would always be the one to go fix it himself. He was also the kind of miner who refused to slow down, even when his men told him he was overexerting himself. But when he was 69, his doctor told him it was time to stop for good. Stanley wasn’t surprised. He knew he was getting sick. “It kept getting progressively worse and harder to breathe to the point where I just couldn’t do my job, I didn’t have enough oxygen,” he said.
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 20:36:07 +0000
Mario Kart, Tacos And Beer: Wheeling Bar Creates Community Through Gaming
Esports are becoming increasingly popular across the nation with leagues and tournaments popping up more frequently, both online and in person. A bar in Wheeling recently hosted an event to see how a league playing a classic video game would fare.
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 20:16:24 +0000