For Immediate Release: Governor & Dems Avoid Government Shutdown, Help PEIA Recipients and Retirees

Brittni McGuire Press Releases

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2016   Gov Tomblin & Dems Avoid Government Shutdown, Help PEIA Recipients & Retirees Minority in House and Senate, along with Governor step in to clean up Republican mess Charleston, WV– Governor Tomblin and Democrats have fought since day one of the 2016 Legislative Session for a responsible budget and fix to the PEIA shortfall …

For Immediate Release: Is Cole Participating In A Scam?

Curt Zickafoose Press Releases

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2016 Is Cole Participating In A Scam? Senator Cole owes West Virginians an answer on Ranger Scientific CHARLESTON, WV— Yesterday, the Charleston Gazette-Mail exposed the disturbing pattern of Ranger Scientific officials– a company supposedly planning to build an ammunition factory in Kanawha County that has failed to deliver on similar promises of jobs. Senate President …

For Immediate Release: West Virginia Democratic Party State Convention Kicks Off Tomorrow

Bridget McGuire Press Releases

For Immediate Release: June 9, 2016   Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com   West Virginia Democratic Party State Convention Kicks Off Tomorrow Democrats statewide gather in unity Charleston, WV — The West Virginia Democratic Party State Convention will begin tomorrow on Friday, June 10 and will last through Saturday, June 11 at the Charleston Civic Center.   Following the May 10 Primary Election in …

For Immediate Release: Governor Tomblin Vetoes “Irresponsible” GOP Budget

Curt Zickafoose Press Releases

For Immediate Release: June 8, 2016 Governor Tomblin Vetoes “Irresponsible” GOP Budget Urges Legislators to get back to work immediately Charleston, WV— Governor Tomblin today vetoed the reckless Budget Bill passed by failed Republican leadership and instructs the Legislature to come back to work as soon as possible. The Republican Budget Bill did nothing but drain the state’s Rainy Day Fund …

For Immediate Release: Bill Cole Is Absentee Senate President

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For Immediate Release: June 8, 2016 Bill Cole Is Absentee Senate President Cole admits he isn’t deeply involved in budget Charleston, WV— While West Virginia is in the middle of a budget crisis, Senate President Bill Cole admits that he really hasn’t been all that involved in the budget process. Cole failed to pass a budget on time and wasted …

For Immediate Release: Godfather of Controversial RFRA Law Will Fundraise With Cole

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Godfather of Controversial RFRA Law Will Fundraise With Cole IN Governor Mike Pence will host fundraiser for Cole at Embassy Suites Embassy Suites opposed “Religious Freedom” legislation   CHARLESTON, WV— Tomorrow, Indiana Governor Mike Pence will join Senate President Bill Cole for a fundraiser in Charleston. This is now the second major fundraiser Bill Cole has had during the budget …

For Immediate Release: Cole Silent On Morrisey Scandal

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For Immediate Release: June 3, 2016 Cole Silent On Morrisey Scandal CBS News exposes the unethical behavior of Attorney General Patrick Morrisey CHARLESTON, WV— Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, Bill Cole’s running mate, is under another ethics cloud after a recent CBS News investigation. Morrisey’s cozy relationship with the major pharmaceutical companies he is supposed to be prosecuting as AG raises …

For Immediate Release: Statement from WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on the budget passed yesterday by failed Republican leadership

Brittni McGuire Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 6/3/2016 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com Statement from WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on the budget passed yesterday by failed Republican leadership: “It’s truly disheartening to see the people of West Virginia suffer through the failed leadership of Bill Cole, Tim Armstead, and the Republican majority. The budget that just passed through the House and Senate is nothing more …

For Immediate Release: Cole and Republicans Leave Town Before Helping Boone County

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For Immediate Release: June 3, 2016 Cole and Republicans Leave Town Before Helping Boone County Boone teachers left in the cold CHARLESTON, WV— Yesterday, Bill Cole and the Republican leadership left Charleston and failed to help the Boone County school system. Because Alpha Natural Resources filed for bankruptcy the county lost $9.3 million in property tax revenue and needs help …

For Immediate Release: Republican State Senator Rips GOP Budget Plan

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For Immediate Release: June 2, 2016 Republican State Senator Rips GOP Budget Plan Senator Gaunch says GOP budget is “smoke and mirrors” CHARLESTON, WV— Today, Republican Senator Ed Gaunch criticized the budget proposal put forward by Bill Cole and the Republican leadership. After spending $455,000 on the budget session, Senator Gaunch admitted that the Republican leadership hasn’t done much of …