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

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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 …

Statement: WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on the 7th anniversary of the passing of Senator Robert C. Byrd

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For Immediate Release: June 28, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 WVDP CHAIR BELINDA BIAFORE ON 7TH ANNIVERSARY OF ROBERT C. BYRD’S PASSING (Charleston, WV) – WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on the 7th anniversary of the passing of Senator Robert C. Byrd: “Senator Robert C. Byrd touched the lives of all West Virginians. He shaped our state …

Updated: WVDP CHAIR ON GOP DELAY OF  HEALTHCARE REPEAL VOTE & CAPITO OPPOSITION

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For Immediate Release: June 27, 2017 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 WVDP CHAIR ON GOP DELAY OF  HEALTHCARE REPEAL VOTE & CAPITO OPPOSITION   (Charleston, WV)- WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on GOP’s health care vote delay and Sen. Capito’s opposition to the bill:   “It’s clear that the GOP is having trouble finding enough support to …

Statement: Chair Belinda Biafore on Republican Senate’s Health Care Repeal

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For Immediate Release: June 22, 2017 Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore released the following statement on the GOP health care repeal:  “The Republican Senate’s version of the health care repeal is downright inhumane. It attacks the most vulnerable citizens while giving a huge tax break to the wealthy. That’s all there is to it. This bill is …