We can change the course of our State and we will fight the Republican attack on hardworking West Virginia families

Brittni McGuire Blog

  Fellow Democrats, Thanks to failed leadership by the Republican majority, the PEIA Finance Board is forced to make dramatic cuts and over 200,000 West Virginians will see benefit reductions in their health insurance plans. The Republican leadership has failed the people of West Virginia in many ways and their resistance to fix this problem is sadly a very strong …

Republican priorities are not West Virginia priorities. You deserve better.

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Fellow Democrats, The 2016 Legislative Session just came to an end I wish we could all say, “thank goodness that’s over” and start fresh tomorrow, but that’s not what’s going to happen. The bills that the Republican majority jammed through this session without so much as a thimble of evidence to backup their claims will hurt West Virginia workers and …

GOP Pushing ALEC Bill To Suppress Votes Of Seniors & Minorities

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REPUBLICAN MAJORITY PUSHES ALEC BILL TO SUPPRESS SENIOR & MINORITY VOTING Voter ID bill aims to hinder your voting rights As pointed out by Delegate Caputo, Senator Mike Romano, and fellow Democrats in the House and Senate, West Virginia has not seen one case of voter fraud. The Republican Majority has pushed many bills this session hindering the rights of …

Fighting for WV Workers isn’t about politics, it’s about people

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We have not seen a plan, details of a plan, or any sort of effort from our radical West Virginia Republican Party Majority to fund & fix PEIA and/or address & fix our state’s budget. Republican Finance Chair Delegate Eric Nelson can use whatever rhetoric he would like, calling the WV House Democrat sefforts (to hold the Legislature accountable and to …

GOP TO DISMANTLE PEIA BOARD: Inaction of Republican Leadership on PEIA Shortfall Continues

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GOP TO DISMANTLE PEIA BOARD Inaction of Republican Leadership on PEIA Shortfall Continues   Charleston, WV– Instead of presenting a plan of action to finally address the PEIA shortfall, Republican Leadership in the Senate pivots and passed a bill to dismantle the PEIA board. The bill, Senate Bill 622, passed along party lines. Democratic Senators highlighted the fact that instead …

West Virginia Republicans Seek to Undo the Work of Our Founding Fathers

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West Virginia Republicans Seek to Undo the Work of Our Founding Fathers Bill Cole and Senate Republicans vote for Constitutional convention  One thing is certain, you never see their next move coming and yesterday Senate President Bill Cole and the Republican Majority in the Senate voted for a Constitutional convention of the states, first ever since 1787. “This will do …

Chair Belinda Biafore: Today we honor our WVFDW

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Fellow Democrats, I had the honor and the privilege to spend my day today with my friends and fellow Democrats of the West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women. Today the WVFDW was honored and recognized in the Senate by Senator Jeff Kessler and fellow Senate Democrats with Senate Resolution 38. I would like to thank all of our Senate Democrats …

Fellow Democrats, We need to vote them out.

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Fellow Democrats, Today is the 30th day of the 2016 Legislative Session. We are halfway through and sadly, we have seen not one attempt from the Republican Majority to fund or fix PEIA, to address the severe budget issues, to present a jobs plan that will “create jobs” (as they all told us they would do), or to move West …

Tomorrow: Republican Majority’s anti-worker legislation reaches its peak

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Fellow Democrats, TOMORROW: Republican Majority’s anti-worker legislation reaches peak as Senate Bill 1, so called “right-to work” legislation, will be up for vote in the House, and House Bill 4005, repeal of prevailing wage, will be up for vote in the Senate. Both bills if voted through by the GOP, will make their way to the Governor’s desk for signing …