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 …

7th Senate District Vacancy Applications Received The committee to fill the vacancy meets tomorrow

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For Immediate Release:January 16, 2019Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606  (Charleston, WV)– As announced previously the deadline to submit applications to fill the 7th Senate District seat vacated by Senator Richard Ojeda was today at noon. The applicants are as follows in order of application received: Paul Hardesty, Logan County Susan Perry,  Logan County Sheila R. Riddle, Logan County (withdrawn) Harry Keith White, …

7th Senate District Democrats Will Meet on Thursday To Fill Vacancy of Senator Richard Ojeda

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For Immediate Release:January 15, 2019Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 Now accepting name applications before NOON deadline on Wednesday (Charleston, WV) The 7th Senate District Democratic Executive Committee will meet to vote on three names to submit to Governor Justice to fill the vacancy of Senator Richard Ojeda on Thursday of this week. The committee will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 17th  at Giovanni’s Restaurant …

Chairwoman’s Statement on Women and Girl’s Day

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“Yesterday was a great day spent with the Women’s Commission for Women and Girl’s Day at the Legislature. 2018 was a groundbreaking year for women in politics in West Virginia and we’re going to keep going! We have a great group of women in the House of Delegates and I was honored to spend the day with them empowering and …

WEST VIRGINIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOW ACCEPTING RESUMES FOR 7TH SENATE DISTRICT VACANCY

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WEST VIRGINIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOW ACCEPTING RESUMES FOR 7TH SENATE DISTRICT VACANCY Now accepting name applications Due to the importance of the 2019 Legislative Session and Senator Ojeda’s recent resignation announcement the West Virginia Democratic Party is now accepting applications to fill the vacancy of the 7th Senatorial District ahead of the 7th Senate District Democratic Executive Committee’s meeting to …

Justice Skips Work To Begin 2020 Campaign

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(Charleston, WV)– Today WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement regarding Governor Justice’s Announcement for his re-election campaign:  “Governor Jim Justice was campaigning today instead of showing up to work during interims or to prepare for this year’s 2019 Legislative Session. Educators, state workers, and other fellow West Virginia workers were on the job while Governor Justice was playing politics …

WV Dems Call on Justice to Take Stance on Gov Shutdown

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For Immediate Release :  January 3, 2019 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com Trump’s Government Shutdown Effects 18,000 West Virginia Federal EmployeesWest Virginians deserve to know where Governor Justice stands (Charleston,WV) — Yesterday U.S. Senator Joe Manchin pointed out that because of the Trump Government Shutdown 18,000 federal workers in West Virginia are being effected. Those 18,000 West Virginians and their families deserve to …

Statement on Justice’s Supreme Court Appointment

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Governor Justice Appoints Judge John Hutchinson to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy (Charleston, WV) – Governor Jim Justice appointed Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge John Hutchison to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to fill the vacancy left by Justice Allen Loughry in spite of West Virginia voters who voted for Judge Joanna Tabit in November. Judge Joanna Tabit was the 3rd highest vote getter coming …