THE NASTY POLITICAL GAMES OF SENATOR BILL COLE AND GOP MAJORITY CONTINUE

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For Immediate Release: March 9, 2016 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-8121 THE NASTY POLITICAL GAMES OF SENATOR BILL COLE AND GOP MAJORITY CONTINUE  Once again putting politics over people, Bill Cole & GOP strike Democrats & Labor leaders off  various state board nominations The Senate Confirmations Committee removed seven names off of a list of 454 nominations submitted by Governor …

For Immediate Release: More Nasty Political Games From Bill Cole

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For Immediate Release: March 7, 2016 More Nasty Political Games From Bill Cole Cole caught trying to dig up dirt on fellow Senator and using Senate resources for political attack CHARLESTON, WV— Yesterday, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that Senate President Bill Cole is facing blowback for using Senate resources to attack Senator John Unger. Recently, Unger —a pastor in the …

For Immediate Release: Major Cole Supporter Criticizes Key Votes

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For Immediate Release: March 7, 2016 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-8121 Major Cole Supporter Criticizes Key Votes Republican Mayor Danny Jones at odds with Cole on major legislative actions CHARLESTON, WV — Yesterday, on the Decision Makers TV show, Charleston Mayor Danny Jones said he supported an increase in the tobacco tax to help fix the state’s budget crisis. The …

For Immediate Release: WV Democratic Party To Host Democratic Gubernatorial Forum In April

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For Immediate Release: March 4, 2016   Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-8121   WV Democratic Party To Host Democratic Gubernatorial Forum In April   All three candidates will participate   (Charleston, WV) — The West Virginia Democratic Party will be hosting a Democratic Gubernatorial Forum on April 16, 2016. All three candidates, Booth Goodwin, Jim Justice and Jeff Kessler have …

For Immediate Release: Cole Removes The Voice of WV Citizens From PEIA Board

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For Immediate Release March 4, 2016 Cole Removes The Voice of WV Citizens From PEIA Board On a party-line vote, the Cole-controlled Senate stripped taxpayers of a citizen watchdog CHARLESTON, WV — This week, state Senate President Bill Cole was caught playing politics with the PEIA board. Cole tried to silence the voice of state taxpayers by removing an at-large …

GOP TO DISMANTLE PEIA BOARD: Inaction of Republican Leadership on PEIA Shortfall Continues

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GOP TO DISMANTLE PEIA BOARD Inaction of Republican Leadership on PEIA Shortfall Continues   Charleston, WV– Instead of presenting a plan of action to finally address the PEIA shortfall, Republican Leadership in the Senate pivots and passed a bill to dismantle the PEIA board. The bill, Senate Bill 622, passed along party lines. Democratic Senators highlighted the fact that instead …

For Immediate Release: Cole Plays More Political Games On Taxes

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For Immediate Release: March 3, 2016 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com Cole Plays More Political Games On Taxes Cole gives his blessing on tax increase and runs for cover CHARLESTON, WV— Today, Senate President Bill Cole opposed the bipartisan effort to increase the gasoline tax in order to pay for roads. Once again, Bill Cole let his Republican caucus take the …

For Immediate Release: And The Winner Is

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For Immediate Release: March 1, 2016 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-8121 And The Winner Is… Bill Cole Wins Most Divisive Politician Of 2016 Only 31% of West Virginians approve of the divisive agenda in the legislature CHARLESTON, WV — As awards season 2016 comes to an end, there is one West Virginia politician whose divisive agenda has been so outstanding he’s …

For Immediate Release: Cole Attacks Religious Freedoms And Disrespects WV Clergy

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For Immediate Release: February 25, 2016 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-8121 Cole Attacks Religious Freedoms And Disrespects WV Clergy Cole owes apology to all West Virginia Clergy and people of faith CHARLESTON, WV — Senator Bill Cole has wasted so much time this session self-dealing and attacking West Virginia families that he is now holding session on Sunday— a day …

For Immediate Release: Cole plays politics over PEIA fix and fails to show leadership

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For Immediate Release: February 24, 2016 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-8121 Car Dealer Cole Wants It Both Ways On Cigarette Tax Cole plays politics over PEIA fix and fails to show leadership CHARLESTON, WV— Yesterday, the state Senate voted to increase the West Virginia cigarette tax in order to fund PEIA and avoid sharp increases to health care for state employees. …