Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Tag: West Virginia

West Virginia’s natural gas industry keeps pushing to whittle away payments...

Companies are deducting “post-production” costs or creating shell companies to reduce royalty payments. The firms say they have done nothing wrong.

Education wave that began in West Virginia sweeps nation

Chances are, that if teachers are fed up, many more others are too.

How One West Virginia Supreme Court justice gave natural gas a...

Justice Beth Walker voted to reopen an already decided case around the time her husband owned stock in a variety of energy companies. And that’s not even why she’s been impeached.

$83 billion West Virginia petrochemical deal with China on skids due...

The deal would be worth more than the total gross domestic product of West Virginia, which was $76.8 billion in 2017.

TransCanada Pipeline explodes in West Virginia

TransCanada – the same company behind the Keystone pipeline – said the explosion has been contained and an investigation is underway.

West Virginia teachers help vote out longtime foe of state’s unions

The teachers handed Republican state Sen. Robert Karnes his defeat as many participated in the GOP primary.

Striking West Virginia teachers revive a proud labor heritage

After nine days on strike, the teachers won!

Victory in West Virginia – teachers’ strike succeeds

West Virginia's fight isn't over though.

West Virginia candidate ousted from hearing for reading industry donors. But...

“We need to reject this bill. Let's start valuing our people and stop making it quicker and easier for multi-million dollar companies to take advantage of people in our state.”

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good thing.

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing Sonoran Desert

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

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