Jenkins, Morrisey race to get in McConnell’s good graces

Bridget McGuire Press Releases

For Immediate Release: July 17, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 Jenkins, Morrisey race to get in McConnell’s good graces (Charleston, WV) – Just a mere week into the GOP primary campaign for U.S. Senate, the race is already on to see which candidate can secure a spot by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s side the fastest. “As Evan Jenkins and …

 For Immediate Release: GOP Health Care Bill Would Cost West Virginia 10,000 Jobs

Bridget McGuire Press Releases

For Immediate Release: July 17, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com GOP Health Care Bill Would Cost West Virginia 10,000 Jobs Jenkins, Mooney, and McKinley all voted for the bill   (Charleston, WV)– In a report released by the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, it is estimated that the GOP health care bill would cost West Virginia 10,000 jobs and a …

West Virginia House and Senate Democrats On GOP Leadership

Bridget McGuire Press Releases

For Immediate Release July 13, 2017 Contact: Senate Minority Leader Senator Roman Prezioso House Minority Leader Delegate Tim Miley West Virginia House and Senate Democrats On GOP Leadership (Charleston, WV)— In response to the Republican leadership’s inaction and passage of their disastrous budget, the West Virginia Democratic Senate and House members released the following statement:   “In just three short years of …

CNBC RANKS WV 50TH FOR BUSINESS, CITES GOP BUDGET CUTS

Bridget McGuire Press Releases

For Immediate Release: July 12, 2017   Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606     CNBC RANKS WV 50TH FOR BUSINESS, CITES GOP BUDGET CUTS Republican leadership created zero jobs & raised education costs   (Charleston, WV)– CNBC ranked West Virginia 50th for business and cited budget woes and cuts to higher education as contributing factors. “Republican leadership in the Legislature passed …

West Virginia Democratic Party Statement on GOP Senate Primary

Bridget McGuire Press Releases

For Immediate Release: July 10, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-346606 West Virginia Democratic Party Statement on GOP Senate Primary (Charleston, WV) — In response to Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s campaign announcement and the fight for the U.S. Senate bid in the GOP Primary, West Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement: “No matter which Republican emerges …

For Immediate Release: Jenkins Faces Backlash During Fourth Of July Parade

Curt Zickafoose Press Releases

For Immediate Release: July 6, 2017   Jenkins Faces Backlash During Fourth Of July Parade Blowing Smoke On His Health Care Vote   (Charleston, WV)– Evan Jenkins voted for the disastrous health care bill pushed by the GOP, Trumpcare for short, and he’s lying to his constituents about it, again. We called out Jenkins for his lies just days after casting his …

WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on Trump’s Alarming Scheme to Collect Sensitive Voter Information

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For Immediate Release: July 3, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606   WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on Trump’s Alarming Scheme to Collect Sensitive Voter Information (Charleston, WV)– WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore released the following statement on Trump’s scheme to collect sensitive voter information: “President Trump’s effort with his election integrity commission is nothing more than an effort to once again …

WVDP Chair on the 53rd Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Bridget McGuire Press Releases

WVDP Chair on the 53rd Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act   (Charleston, WV)- WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore released the following statement to honor and celebrate the 53rd Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.    “On this day in 1964 our President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act taking a monumental step forward in America.    Millions of Americans across …

Democrats Across the State Stand Up for Fourth Of July Weekend

Bridget McGuire Press Releases

​ For Immediate Release:  June 30, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606   Democrats Across the State Stand Up for Fourth Of July Weekend Voter registration drives, canvassing, & visibility events  (Charleston, WV)— The West Virginia Democratic Party launched its “Stand Up Summer” program in June and this weekend marks their first day of action with Democrats gathering at various events …

For Immediate Release: Republican Budget Cuts Education Funding, Raises Tuition

Curt Zickafoose Press Releases

Republican Budget Cuts Education Funding, Raises Tuition Marshall University sees 9% increase, WVU 5% in tuition and fees    (Charleston, WV)– As a result of the devastating education cuts made by Republican leadership in the Legislature, Marshall and WVU students are being charged more to go to school. Costs for tuition are rising by hundreds and thousands of dollars. “Because the …