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  • Transition team must act with urgency

    Transition team must act with urgency

    Friday, December 16 2016 6:00 AM EST2016-12-16 11:00:16 GMT

    Governor-elect Jim Justice’s policy committees seem to be made up of some of the state’s best minds. Dr. Clay Marsh with West Virginia University Hospitals; Bill Ihlenfeld, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District; Richard Adams of United Bank; Dave Arnold with Adventures on the Gorge; a host of other intelligent, qualified, inventive people who understand the challenges our state faces. 

    Governor-elect Jim Justice’s policy committees seem to be made up of some of the state’s best minds. Dr. Clay Marsh with West Virginia University Hospitals; Bill Ihlenfeld, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District; Richard Adams of United Bank; Dave Arnold with Adventures on the Gorge; a host of other intelligent, qualified, inventive people who understand the challenges our state faces. 

  • Chief of staff brings needed experience to the Justice team

    Chief of staff brings needed experience to the Justice team

    Friday, December 9 2016 6:00 AM EST2016-12-09 11:00:15 GMT

    This week, Governor-elect Jim Justice announced that Nick Casey, a long-time lobbyist, former congressional candidate, former state Democratic Party chairman and a fixture in West Virginia’s political scene, will serve as the Justice administration’s chief of staff.

    This week, Governor-elect Jim Justice announced that Nick Casey, a long-time lobbyist, former congressional candidate, former state Democratic Party chairman and a fixture in West Virginia’s political scene, will serve as the Justice administration’s chief of staff.

  • Opportunity makes WV workers happy

    Opportunity makes WV workers happy

    Friday, December 2 2016 6:00 AM EST2016-12-02 11:00:19 GMT

    As you’ll read in “The Buzz” in this week’s edition, Sokanu, a company that bills itself as “a career discovery platform,” recently released a study that indicated the happiest workers live in Hawaii. Working on a tropical island that boasts breathtaking natural beauty, stunning beaches and awe-inspiring mountain vistas should not come as a surprise. 

    As you’ll read in “The Buzz” in this week’s edition, Sokanu, a company that bills itself as “a career discovery platform,” recently released a study that indicated the happiest workers live in Hawaii. Working on a tropical island that boasts breathtaking natural beauty, stunning beaches and awe-inspiring mountain vistas should not come as a surprise. 

  • Encouraging investment must take priority

    Encouraging investment must take priority

    Friday, November 18 2016 6:00 AM EST2016-11-18 11:00:13 GMT

    West Virginia is no stranger to challenges. But the current mix is great. Drug abuse, decaying schools and dying industries are but a handful of the obstacles we all must face head-on. T

    West Virginia is no stranger to challenges. But the current mix is great. Drug abuse, decaying schools and dying industries are but a handful of the obstacles we all must face head-on. T

  • Unified work for positive change must begin now

    Unified work for positive change must begin now

    Friday, November 11 2016 5:00 AM EST2016-11-11 10:00:17 GMT

    Perverted older men are haunting women’s restrooms and places where school girls shower. West Virginia is being auctioned off to the highest bidder. Every Democrat is aligned with “liberal” Hillary Clinton.

    Perverted older men are haunting women’s restrooms and places where school girls shower. West Virginia is being auctioned off to the highest bidder. Every Democrat is aligned with “liberal” Hillary Clinton.

  • Look deeper to see contrasts in candidates

    Look deeper to see contrasts in candidates

    Friday, November 4 2016 6:00 AM EDT2016-11-04 10:00:19 GMT

    An emerging two-party dynamic has made West Virginia’s electoral contests significantly more intriguing.

    An emerging two-party dynamic has made West Virginia’s electoral contests significantly more intriguing.

  • Mudslinging must not distract from real issues

    Mudslinging must not distract from real issues

    Friday, October 28 2016 6:00 AM EDT2016-10-28 10:00:12 GMT

    Politics can be a contact sport. The so-called “gentleman’s race” seems to be a forgotten relic. 

    Politics can be a contact sport. The so-called “gentleman’s race” seems to be a forgotten relic. 

  • WVU takes lead on necessary conversations

    WVU takes lead on necessary conversations

    Friday, October 21 2016 6:00 AM EDT2016-10-21 10:00:19 GMT

    Our state government’s budget issues have been making headlines since the end of the 2016 legislative session. For months, lawmakers were unable to pass a budget everyone could live with. Legislators finally hammered something together by cutting spending, raising taxes and using some money from the Rainy Day Fund. Even now, it remains a contentious topic in a number of political races.

    Our state government’s budget issues have been making headlines since the end of the 2016 legislative session. For months, lawmakers were unable to pass a budget everyone could live with. Legislators finally hammered something together by cutting spending, raising taxes and using some money from the Rainy Day Fund. Even now, it remains a contentious topic in a number of political races.

  • Voters now must make tough decisions

    Voters now must make tough decisions

    Friday, October 14 2016 6:00 AM EDT2016-10-14 10:00:16 GMT

    The final debate between Democrat Jim Justice and Republican Bill Cole is behind us. Hopefully, we have a solid idea of where each candidate stands, his respective vision and how he intends to execute those plans. 

    The final debate between Democrat Jim Justice and Republican Bill Cole is behind us. Hopefully, we have a solid idea of where each candidate stands, his respective vision and how he intends to execute those plans. 

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