GOP Legislators Spearhead Self-Serving Legislation Instead Of Passing A Budget

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GOP Legislators Spearhead Self-Serving Legislation Instead Of Passing A Budget Putting themselves before the best interest of West Virginians yet again (Charleston, WV)— The Republican Majority in the Legislature are no strangers to self-serving legislation and political jargon. This session is no different as fixing budget crisis still takes a backseat to passing legislation to benefit themselves and their big money …

For Immediate Release: Capito & Rest of GOP Delegation No Show For Health Care Town Halls

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For Immediate Release:  March, 17, 2017 Capito & Rest of GOP Delegation No Show For Health Care Town Halls Senator Joe Manchin was the only WV representative in attendance (Charleston, WV)— Yesterday West Virginians rallied together and set up town halls across the state to discuss the GOP’s plan to strip health care away from millions of Americans and hundreds …

HOUSE PASSED “TECHNICAL CHANGES” TO “RIGHT OF WORKERS TO FREELOAD OFF OF UNIONS” BILL

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For Immediate Release: March 16, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 HOUSE PASSED “TECHNICAL CHANGES” TO “RIGHT OF WORKERS TO FREELOAD OFF OF UNIONS” BILL Delegate Caputo seeks to name the bill accordingly   (Charleston, WV)– The bill title in question “The Right Of Workers To Freeload Off Of Unions” (SB330) was proposed by Delegate Caputo to explain exactly what the …

For Immediate Release: GOP Attacks Higher Education, School Children and Health Care

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GOP Attacks Higher Education, School Children and Health Care  Today, West Virginia Democratic Party Chairwomen released the following comments regarding the GOP Majority’s budget outline that attacks our children, higher education, and health care: “The budget outline presented by the GOP Majority not only makes cuts to our children’s education, it lacks job creation. Once again the GOP Majority is …

For Immediate Release: Patrick Morrisey Contines Attack On Working Families

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Patrick Morrisey Contines Attack On Working Families  Instead of fighting our state’s opioid epidemic and big pharma he’s fighting working families   (Charleston, WV)– Instead of fighting pharmaceutical companies or helping those who need critical care fighting the state’s tragic opioid epidemic, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is focused on attacking our working families. Patrick Morrisey filed a petition last week with the state Supreme Court, requesting …

For Immediate Release: Day 30 & Still No Budget From Republican Majority

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Day 30 & Still No Budget From Republican Majority  Promised GOP Budget Plan Still A No Show   (Charleston, WV)– The Republican Majority in the Legislature promised to have a budget plan today. It’s day 30 and we still have no budget. “The Republican majority promised everyone a budget by today and of course, they failed to deliver,” said Belinda Biafore, WVDP Chair. “They’re …

Statement: WVDP Chair On Trump’s Joint Session Address

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com   STATEMENT: CHAIR BELINDA BIAFORE ON TRUMP’S JOINT SESSION ADDRESS (Charleston, WV) — Donald Trump continued tonight to take credit for jobs he didn’t create and set himself up to break even more promises to the American people than he has. He gloated about his Muslim Ban and his false claim to “drain …

For Immediate Release: Gov. Justice Continues #SaveOurState Efforts, Announces Legislation to Combat Drug Epidemic

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For Immediate Release:  February 28, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 Gov. Justice Continues #SaveOurState Efforts, Announces Legislation to Combat Drug Epidemic (Charleston, WV) — Governor Jim Justice today announced his plan along with legislation to combat the tragic drug epidemic in our state. Justice released a video explaining the latest #SaveOurState efforts and provided details via release (provided below). “A critical …

GOVERNOR JIM JUSTICE ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO COMBAT DRUG EPIDEMIC

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From the Office of the Governor Governor Jim Justice Announces Legislation to Combat Drug Epidemic Bills will create drug treatment centers, toughen penalties for drug dealers, and open a pathway to expungement CHARLESTON, WV – Today, Governor Jim Justice put forward legislation to stop West Virginia’s drug crisis. The bills aim to crackdown on out-of-state drug dealers and give the …

For Immediate Release: West Virginia Delegation Supports New DNC Chair

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  For Immediate Release: February 25, 2017   Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606   West Virginia Delegation Supports New DNC Chair Tom Perez elected new DNC Chair (Atlanta, GA)–The West Virginia Democratic Party delegation congratulates new DNC Chair Tom Perez. Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez said today, “We are at a turning point for our party and for all Americans. …