Friday, August 14, 2020

Tag: West Virginia

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.”

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.

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Donald the Dunce: He flunked Poli Sci 101

It’s hard to cheat when the whole world is watching...

House Dems bring forth new bill defending the USPS

“Millions of people rely on the Postal Service every day to communicate, to access critical medications, and to vote.”
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You can fight voter suppression–Here’s how

It’s easy to get angry or worried and throw your hands up, but there is something you can do right now.

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”