Saturday, February 4, 2023

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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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.