Chair Belinda Biafore: Today we honor our WVFDW

Brittni McGuire Blog

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.

Brittni McGuire Blog

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

Brittni McGuire Blog

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 …

We need to do two things

Curt Zickafoose Blog

Fellow Democrats, The Republican Majority’s prevailing wage repeal moves through the Senate and will be up for a vote to be sent to the Governor’s desk later this week. With attack after attack on West Virginia workers, their jobs, their wages, and their families, the Republican majority refuses ANY ATTEMPT by Democrats for more information on what this bill will …

Democrats are united and excited for 2016

Brittni McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrats, Saturday was the last day of the candidate filing period to run for office in 2016 & Democrats came out excited and ready to stand up for West Virginia families. We, at the West Virginia Democratic Party, could not me more happy with all of our Democrats who filed to run for office and fight for you. We …

The Bill Cole Lemon of the Week, Week 2

Brittni McGuire Blog, Press Releases

The Bill Cole Lemon of the Week Week 2: Cole’s Friend, Senator Karnes, Disrespected WV Workers and Cole didn’t apologize As so called “right-to-work” legislation was passed by Bill Cole and Senate Republicans, West Virginia workers traveled to the Capitol to participate in the process. While visiting the people’s house and trying to honestly participate, Senator Karnes mocks them by …

TODAY: Fresh Bill Cole Lemons At The Capitol

Brittni McGuire Blog

TODAY: Fresh Bill Cole Lemons At The Capitol Fresh lemons will remind West Virginians about Cole’s self-serving and sour agenda CHARLESTON, WV— Today, The Bill Cole Lemon will be at the West Virginia state capitol passing out fresh lemons to visitors, politicians, and members of the media. The fresh Cole lemons serve as a tasty reminder of Senator Bill Cole’s …

Call your Delegates, urge them to vote NO on repealing prevailing wage

Brittni McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrats, The Republican majority’s war on wages and workers continues TOMORROW at 11 a.m. when House Bill 4005, repealing prevailing wage, will be on the House floor for a vote. West Virginia workers and their families have fought tooth and nail to protect their wages and voice their concerns and all they get from the Republican majority =  more …

Call your GOP Senators! Our brothers and sisters need us..

Brittni McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrats, Thousands of West Virginia workers and their families have gathered at the Capitol on more than one occasion fighting the attack on their wages by the Republican majority. TOMORROW at 11 a.m. the so called “right to work” or “workplace freedom” legislation (Senate Bill 1)  goes to the Senate floor for a vote. Time and time again, West …

Martin Luther King on right to work: It’s purpose is to destroy labor unions.

Brittni McGuire Blog

“In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as ‘right to work.’ It is a law to rob us of our civil rights and job rights. “Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining by which unions have improved wages and working conditions of everyone…Wherever these …