STATEMENT on UBB Tragedy 9 Years Ago Today

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April 5, 2019Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 STATEMENT on UBB Tragedy 9 Years Ago Today  (Charleston, WV)– WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on the tragedy 9 years ago at UBB: “Nine years ago today we lost 29 brave men in the tragedy at Upper Big Branch. These men were fathers, sons, brothers, husbands, and friends. Today, and every …

WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on the conclusion of the 2019 Legislative Session

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For Immediate Release: March 10, 2019 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on the conclusion of the 2019 Legislative Session: “I am proud of our Democratic Legislators for once again standing up for West Virginia families this Legislative Session. I am thankful that the people of West Virginia who live in their districts, …

Statement from WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore on Friday’s Hate Display & GOP Leadership’s Actions:

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For Immediate Release: March 4, 2019Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 “The people of West Virginia deserve better than the leadership they are getting from the Republican Party.  Friday’s hate display in the Capitol shows what they truly stand for and are willing to stand by. The Republican Party approved the booths and participants at the Capitol on Friday as a part …

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For Immediate Release: March 1, 2019 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on the display of hate at West Virginia Republican Party Day at the Legislature: “This isn’t about freedom of speech, this is about hate speech. “This display of hatred has no place in the People’s House and this is just the latest display of …

The WVDP releases Delegate Selection Plan for 2020 Democratic National Convention

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For Immediate Release: February 28, 2019 Contact: wvparty@wvdemocrats.com (Charleston, WV) — Today the WVDP announced to the public the Delegate Selection Plan for the 2020 Democratic National Convention for a 30-day comment period. The plan formally describes the process of how the WVDP will select its delegates to the 2020 Democratic National Convention. During the 30 day comment period the …

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Republican Speaker Strips Delegate of Committee Assignment After Education Vote Still no action on Porterfield for hate remarks  (Charleston, WV)– Yesterday several Republican Delegates sided with Democrats to kill Senate Bill 451 and now, Republican Delegate McGeehan has been stripped of his committee assignment while no action has been taken against Porterfield who has spent the last couple of weeks …

Monroe County Democrats Seek Resolve from Frontier Managers and Corporate Bosses

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Monroe Dems request action against Frontier from Legislature  (Charleston, WV)– Belinda Biafore released the following statement regarding action against Frontier Communications: “I commend Monroe County Democrats for taking action to get this resolved. Rural West Virginia should not go without adequate services that they pay for because Frontier continues to lay-off linemen and are unable to provide and keep up …

Statement on GOP Education Bill

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For Immediate Release: January 26, 2019 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement regarding the dangerous GOP education bill: “Yesterday we all attended, watched, or heard about the meeting in Senate Education that went on for hours while we listened to out-of-state lobbyists speak on behalf of the bill and charter schools. These out-of-state lobbyists had …

Statement from WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore on Capito’s NO vote today to re-open government:

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For Immediate Release:January 24, 2019 Contact: Brittni@wvdemocrats.com “18,000 federal workers in West Virginia missed their 2nd pay check today and Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s “NO” vote keeps them out of work or working with no pay even longer.  “Once again Shutdown Shelley has proven its politics over people for her. Her political relationship with Donald Trump means more to her …

7th Senate Democratic Executive Committee Voted 3 Names to Send to Governor

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Governor Justice will have 5 days to make his selection (Charleston, WV)– Today 7th Senate District Democratic Executive Committee voted to select three nominations to send to Governor Justice to fill the vacancy of Senator Richard Ojeda.The three nominations are as follows: Paul Hardesty, Logan County Art Kirkendoll, Logan County Harry Keith White, Mingo County “We want to thank the 7th …