Monday, April 15, 2024

Tag: West Virginia

West Virginia lawmakers send ‘deadly’ abortion ban to GOP governor’s desk

The bill "bars abortion from implantation with narrow exceptions to save the pregnant person's life or in cases of rape or incest so long as the victim reports the crime."

West Virginians lead blockade of coal plant that made Manchin rich

West Virginia has seen some of the highest electricity rate increases in the nation. Its loyalty to coal is one reason for that.

High amounts of a toxic forever chemical found in bloodstreams of...

The report found the chemical, which is used in firefighting foam, in the blood of residents in a community located near an Air National Guard base.

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions...

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

3 states pass anti-pipeline protest bills in two weeks

"While we are all paying attention to COVID-19 and the congressional stimulus packages, state legislatures are quietly passing fossil-fuel-backed anti-protest laws."

Governor approves firing entire class of cadets over Nazi salute photo

“This incident was completely unacceptable. Now, we must continue to move forward and work diligently to make sure nothing like this ever happens again.”

Organic farm in W. Va. imperiled by gas pipeline construction

“It goes beyond the financial. This property was our hope, our dream, our future, our children’s future."

‘GOP retaliates against the people who educate our children:’ West Virginia...

"This is how the GOP retaliates against the people who educate our children."

‘Virtually no risk of drilling restrictions,’ West Virginia official tells fracking-reliant...

This week, at an industry conference focused on wooing petrochemical producers to West Virginia, officials from the state and federal government made...

Student reporters in West Virginia find Atlantic Coast Pipeline offers only...

“It was trouble finding out how many jobs the pipeline would create.”

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The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

Unveiling the titans of carbon: How 57 companies drive the global climate crisis

The quest to curb emissions becomes not just a matter of individual or national effort but a pressing need for accountability at the corporate level.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.

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Heinous outcomes are inevitable if Trump is able to get away with relentlessly targeting law and order as his prime opponent.