Congressman Jenkins and WV GOP Turn Backs On Coal Miners

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​ For Immediate Release: September 15, 2017 Congressman Jenkins and WV GOP Turn Backs On Coal Miners Republican congressmen voted to cut coal mine safety and health enforcement by ten percent Vote coddles big money special interests like Don Blankenship CHARLESTON, WV— Earlier this week, Congressman Evan Jenkins and the rest of West Virginia’s Republican congressmen proudly voted to undermine …

Statement from WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on Fairmont City Council’s passage of human rights commission ordinance:

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Statement from WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on Fairmont City Council’s passage of human rights commission ordinance: “I couldn’t be more proud of the people of Fairmont who stood up against discrimination. Fairmont is a kind and loving place that deserves to grow and continue to be warm, welcoming, and inclusive to all West Virginians.” Human rights commission ordinance passes after …

WVDP Statement On GOP Del. Nancy Reagan Foster’s Resignation

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For Immediate Release: September 1, 2017Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 WVDP Statement On GOP Del. Nancy Reagan Foster’s Resignation (Charleston, WV)– Today the West Virginia Democratic Party released the following statement regarding Republican Delegate Nancy Reagan Foster’s resignation of her seat in the House of Delegates for the 38th District: “Sadly, the people of the 38th District haven’t had a full-time representative …

WVFDW: Retired Marine Lt. Colonel Amy McGrath To Speak At West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women’s 53rd Annual Meeting

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For Immediate Release: August 31, 2017 Contact: West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women, wvfdw1@gmail.com, 304-342-6606 Retired Marine Lt. Colonel Amy McGrath To Speak At West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women’s 53rd Annual Meeting McGrath is running for Congress in Kentucky’s sixth congressional district (Charleston, WV)– Retired Marine Lt. Colonel and Kentucky congressional candidate Amy McGrath will join WVFDW on September …

Jim Justice Still Mum on Donald Trump’s Bigoted Actions

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Jim Justice Still Mum on Donald Trump’s Bigoted Actions How does Justice feel about his friend’s hateful words? (Charleston, WV)– Last night Donald Trump mentioned Jim Justice’s party switch in his combative campaign rally in Phoenix. To say that Trump was hateful, combative, discriminatory, and untruthful is an understatement. Jim Justice proved his friendship with Donald Trump knows no boundaries …

For Immediate Release: Jim Justice, Riley Moore Names Fly As Trump-Russian Coercion Hits “WV”

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For Immediate Release:   August 23, 2017   Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606   Jim Justice, Riley Moore Names Fly As Trump-Russian Coercion Hits “WV” WV GOP Leaders Capito & Justice should set the record straight   (Charleston, WV)–When CNN reported late Wednesday night that a possible West Virginian with political ties was involved with Donald Trump in Russia coercion, two names began to …

Justice Blames Chief Of Staff Nick Casey’s Wife For His Firing

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​ For Immediate Release: August 21, 2017     Justice Blames Chief Of Staff Nick Casey’s Wife For His Firing (Charleston, WV)– Governor Jim Justice is now blaming his former chief of staff Nick Casey’s wife for his firing, instead of telling the truth. Justice fired Nick Casey after he switched parties to become a Republican. Nick Casey is a …

WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on Trump’s Press Conference

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  WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore released the following statement in response to Trump’s press conference: “What we just witnessed from Donald Trump was an act of inexcusable bigotry and hate. We, as Democrats and West Virginians, will continue to stand up against hate and bigotry. We have to move forward with hope for a better future as we work together …

Self Serving Justice & GOP Manipulating the Statehouse to Serve Themselves 

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For Immediate Release:  August 15, 2017 ​   Self Serving Justice & GOP Manipulating the Statehouse to Serve Themselves  Justice ousts Nick Casey, Carmichael brings in Mike Hall as chief of staff   (Charleston,WV)– Self-serving Governor Jim Justice & GOP buddies are at it again and it’s probably just the beginning. Governor Justice fired his chief of staff Nick Casey because of “too many …

WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore On The Passing Of Former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Franklin D. Cleckley

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WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore On The Passing Of Former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Franklin D. Cleckley WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore released the following statement on the passing of Justice Franklin D. Cleckley: (Charleston, WV)– “Justice Franklin D. Cleckley was a great and honorable man. Both personally and professionally he did more than most dream of for the state of …