Protecting West Virginians Top Priority For House Democrats

Brittni McGuire Blog, Press Releases

Protecting West Virginians Top Priority For House Democrats Job creation, Seniors, Education major focus for legislative session and beyond (Charleston, WV)– Today is the first day of the 2018 Legislative Session and House Democrats outline priorities to include jobs, seniors, education, economic growth and protecting West Virginians.  Apparent in the press conference held by House Democrats as well as a …

How The Republican Tax Bill Would Hurt Your Family Members

Curt Zickafoose Blog, Press Releases

How The Republican Tax Bill Would Hurt Your Family Members As you go home to spend time with your family over the holidays, here’s a look at how the Republican tax bill would affect your family members. Here is who will be hurt under the Republican tax bill:   Your grandparents who are retired. AARP: “The large increase in the …

WVGOP National Committeewoman calls West Virginia democrats “godless”

Brittni McGuire Blog

  Earlier this week Alabama elected Democrat Doug Jones to the United States Senate in a devastating loss to Trump and Republicans who thought Roy Moore, despite serious allegations against him, would run away with a big victory in the red state. Meanwhile, in West Virginia, Mitch McConnell and Republicans have teamed up to put convicted coal criminal Don Blankenship …

Moore Loss Delivers Devastating Blow To Trump 

Curt Zickafoose Blog

Moore Loss Delivers Devastating Blow To Trump  Roy Moore’s loss last night was another devastating blow to President Trump, who put his full support behind Roy Moore. Basically everyone agrees: CNN’s Jim Acosta: “Source close to WH: ‘It’s devastating for the president… this is an earthquake… Virginia but on steroids… the president has egg on his face’ because of Bannon.” CNN: …

When Will Senate Republicans Respond to Calls For CHIP Reauthorization?

Curt Zickafoose Blog

When Will Senate Republicans Respond to Calls For CHIP Reauthorization? As he declared victory last night, newly-elected Alabama Senator Doug Jones wasted no time in calling on the Republican-led Senate to put politics aside and reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance program as soon as possible. In his victory speech last night, Doug Jones challenged the Republican-led Senate to reauthorize the …

Here’s Who Will Be Hurt By Republicans’ Tax Plan

Brittni McGuire Blog

  The super-rich and big corporations would be big winners from the Republican tax plan, but practically everyone else could lose out.   Here’s Who Will Be Hurt By Republicans’ Tax Plan: People making less than $75,000 a year: Washington Post: “By 2027, most Americans earning $75,000 a year or less would be forced to pay more in taxes, while people …

Senator Robert C. Byrd Would Have Celebrated His 100th Birthday Today

Curt Zickafoose Blog

Senator Robert C. Byrd Would Have Celebrated His 100th Birthday Today Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement: “Today Senator Robert C. Byrd would have been 100 years old. We can’t say enough to honor our friend and fellow Democrat. Senator Byrd represented everything that the Republican Congress in Washington now does not. He represented fairness, strength, and integrity. So …

Voters Beware: Jenkins and Morrisey Are Pinocchio Twins

Curt Zickafoose Blog, Press Releases

For Immediate Release: November 15, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com Voters Beware: Jenkins and Morrisey Are Pinocchio Twins Jenkins and Morrisey both busted for trying to stretch the truth CHARLESTON, WV— It’s not even 2018 and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Congressman Evan Jenkins have already been busted for trying to mislead West Virginians. In the last two weeks, the …

Thank a Veteran today..

Curt Zickafoose Blog

Fellow Democrat, West Virginia has more Veterans per capita than almost any other state in America. We are undoubtedly patriotic. We are grateful and hardworking people indebted to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for a free West Virginia and America. Today on Veterans Day, as we do every day, we honor and we thank our Veterans who served selflessly …