WV didn’t vote Mitch Carmichael for Governor..

Curt Zickafoose Blog

Mitch Carmichael Running the Show, Pulling Justice’s Puppet Strings “If Mitch says ‘jump’, Jim asks “how high?” It’s clear that the “I’m-not-a-politican” days are far behind Jim Justice after he abandoned West Virginians that voted for him and switched parties to play political games. “Jim Justice said after switching parties that ‘Jim is still Jim,’” said Belinda Biafore. “Well, self-serving …

It’s Women’s Equality Day

Curt Zickafoose Blog

Fellow Democrat, Once a year we celebrate, recognize and sometimes, let’s be honest, feel equally liberated and a little defeated on Women’s Equality Day. In 1920 on this day women were granted the right to vote to give themselves a voice and a choice in their future and the future of women for generations to come. For women, many years had …

We want to hear from you, #DemsStandUp for West Virginia Teachers

Curt Zickafoose Blog

Fellow Democrat, This week our teachers and students returned to school to shape the future of West Virginia. First and foremost, we wish the best of luck to our teachers and students as they begin a new school year. We always have and always will stand up for education as we support our teachers, students, staff, and service personnel. We …

WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on 82nd Anniversary of Social Security

Bridget McGuire Blog

WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on 82nd Anniversary of Social Security WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on the 82nd anniversary of the Social Security Act: (Charleston, WV)– “Today is the 82nd anniversary of President Roosevelt signing the Social Security Act into law. President Roosevelt signed the law into place to bring protection to average citizens and their families for years …

WVDP Chair Statement on #Charlottesville

Bridget McGuire Blog, Press Releases

“Our thoughts to out to Charlottesville and the families of those who were injured and lost their lives. As Americans and West Virginians we stand firmly against the hatred and bigotry displayed this weekend. “Let’s be clear for President Trump not to condemn the white supremacists groups that gathered in Charlottesville for a “unite the right” rally is typical for …

Standing up for the VRA..

Bridget McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrat, Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act that was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson and still today we face an uphill battle in our fight for voting rights. We are fighting to protect it every single day and this Administration’s efforts to keep Americans and West Virginians from the ballot box is deeply …

Trumpdates

Bridget McGuire Blog

Trump Working to Sabotage Healthcare Markets, Withholding Payments Would Destroy Them Trump will decide this week whether he will withhold crucial CSR payments as part of continued effort to sabotage healthcare markets. Trump: “If ObamaCare is hurting people, & it is, why shouldn’t it hurt the insurance companies & why should Congress not be paying what public pays?” Trump: “If …

Belinda Biafore: Chaos from the White House to the Statehouse (Gazette)

Bridget McGuire Blog

Serious times demand serious leaders. With health care for millions on the line, a drug abuse epidemic plaguing our economy, infrastructure crumbling and a middle class that needs strengthened, these are unquestionably serious times. But our leadership is far from serious. It is, in a word, chaotic. After doing the right thing by recusing himself from the investigation into Russian …

Coward of The Day: Senator Shelley Moore Capito

Bridget McGuire Blog

Coward of The Day: Senator Shelley Moore Capito “With the largest Medicaid population in the country, few states would feel the brunt of a gutted Medicaid program quite like West Virginia. But, that didn’t stop Senator Shelley Moore Capito from voting to proceed on legislation that would slash the program nearly one-third of all West Virginians, including more than half …