West Virginia Headline News
Mylan Lays Off 15 Percent of West Virginia Workforce
A pharmaceuticals company has laid off 15 percent of its workforce at a West Virginia manufacturing facility. Mylan Pharmaceuticals released a statement Friday saying the "right-sizing" is consistent with discussions with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to continue operations. Mylan spokeswoman Christine Waller tells The Dominion Post that around 500 positions have been cut, leaving the West Virginia workforce at around 3,000.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:33:26 +0000
Locations Picked for Hearings on Insurance Funding Solution
A task force subcommittee has chosen 22 locations across West Virginia to hold public hearings on an insurance program for West Virginia teachers and other public employees. A public outreach subcommittee of the Public Employees Insurance Agency task force met Thursday in Charleston. It chose the communities for the meetings later this spring, and the staff of the governor's office would schedule dates and meeting places.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:23:17 +0000
Revisiting the ‘Struggle to Stay’
It’s been a year since we started following six Appalachians as they grappled with whether to stay in their home state or leave for better opportunities. On this week’s episode, we’ll revisit those we profiled in our Struggle to Stay series – and reflect on what we learned as we helped them tell their stories.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:20:03 +0000
Op-Ed: Early Voting Provides Extended Opportunity to Participate in Primary Election
Editor's Note: This is an op-ed piece from West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner, published verbatim. West Virginia is just a couple of weeks away from our May 8th Primary Election. This is an exciting time for nearly 1,000 candidates from all parties and from all over the state seeking to serve their friends and neighbors in elected offices. As the state’s chief elections officer, I want to encourage every registered voter to participate in the upcoming Primary Election. My staff, our 55 county clerks, their employees, and more than 9,000 poll workers are prepared to offer every voter a safe and secure election process.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:51:37 +0000
A Guide to the May 8 West Virginia Primary Election
Candidates in West Virginia’s May 8 primary are hoping for the chance to earn their party’s nominations for the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House or the Legislature. Early voting in West Virginia runs from April 25 through May 5. Here is a summary of those races:
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:32:42 +0000