Brittni McGuire Press Releases

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 …

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 …