Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Tag: West Virginia

$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.”

Woman dragged out of legislative hearing after listing off oil and...

“As I tried to give my remarks at the public hearing this morning on HB 4268 in defense of our constitutional property rights, I got dragged out of House chambers."

West Virginia rises to protect LGBTQ rights

With the highest percentage of teens who identify as transgender, the state is emerging as a national leader when it comes to protecting LGBTQ rights at the local level.

Bernie Sanders cheered by Trump supporters after declaring “healthcare is a...

Trump may have been elected president but Bernie Sanders is still winning the support of the people with his efforts to promote progressive change.

Bernie Sanders Wins West Virginia Primary

Bernie Sanders just won the West Virginia primary!

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American dominance in space? Why Trump’s push for Space Force is a bad idea

“This is a crucial moment where the public must stand and say ‘hell no!”

How Native American children benefit from trauma-informed schools

Students in these communities are disproportionately affected by trauma. When they act out, adults with training ask, “Is there anything I can do to help you?” rather than “Why are you acting this way?”
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10 steps to finding common ground

It’s to get us thinking about what’s really happening to America. It’s exposing the abuses of power all around us.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 14, 2018

DNC will take fossil fuel money after all, Income inequality in America vs. Europe, and more.

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