WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on Republican Leadership & SJR12

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March 4, 2018 WVDP Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on Republican Leadership & SJR12   “The Republican Party will stop at nothing to further their political agenda and that includes SJR12. Women’s lives are not pawns to be played in their political games. West Virginia Democrats are a big tent, I have said it many times before, but we …

Republicans In Senate Finance Slash Teacher, School Service Personnel, and Troopers Pay Raise to 4%

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For Immediate Release:   March 3, 2018   Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606     Republicans In Senate Finance Slash Teacher, School Service Personnel, and Troopers Pay Raise to 4%   1% decrease amendment attempt to divide West Virginians for political gain   Teachers, school service personnel, and students still out of the classroom (Charleston, WV)– After teachers, school service personnel, …

Statement from WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore: Senate Adjourned Again Today Refusing Action On Pay Raise Bill

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​ For Immediate Release:   March 2, 2018   Contact: Brittni McGuire, brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606     Senate Adjourned Again Today Refusing Action On Pay Raise Bill Carmichael’s Finance Chairman GOP Senator Blair refused to debate the bill and canceled committee meeting completely   Teachers, school service personnel, fellow state employees and students remain in limbo   (Charleston, WV)– For the second consecutive …

STUDENTS JOIN TEACHERS TODAY AT CAPITOL FOR SUPPORT AMID CARMICHAEL AND SENATE REPUBLICANS ROADBLOCKING PAY RAISE BILL

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For Immediate Release: March 2, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606   STUDENTS JOIN TEACHERS TODAY AT CAPITOL FOR SUPPORT AMID CARMICHAEL AND SENATE REPUBLICANS ROADBLOCKING PAY RAISE BILL   Senate Minority Leader Prezioso urged  pay raise vote to Senate Floor, GOP  Senator Ferns blocked the motion     (Charleston, WV)– After teachers and school service personnel have endured over a week …

Senators Up For Re-Election This Year Are Blocking Pay Raise Bill

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  For Immediate Release: March 1, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 Eleven GOP Senators Roadblock Teacher Pay Raise Ferns, Clements, Azinger, Drennan, Maynard, Gaunch, Arvon, Karnes, Sypolt, Trump, and Takubo are OPPOSING THE 5% pay raise. CHARLESTON, WV— The Republican-controlled state Senate is dragging its feet on boosting educator pay by 5% and reopening West Virginia’s schools. The Republicans in the …

MISSING: Evan Jenkins’ Support For Teachers & Public Employees

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MISSING: Evan Jenkins’ Support For Teachers & Public Employees Jenkins falls in line with Republicans to oppose educators CHARLESTON, WV — While West Virginia teachers, school service personnel, and public employees are speaking out for better pay and affordable health care, Congressman Evan Jenkins is hiding under a rock. Jenkins is acting like a true Washington politician; he loves to …

Justice’s Pattern Of Lies To West Virginians

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For Immediate Release: February 20, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com Justice’s Pattern Of Lies To West Virginians Biafore: Justice lied to get votes and now he drank the GOP Kool-Aid CHARLESTON, WV— Today, Governor Jim Justice issued a ridiculous statement about West Virginia’s teachers and continued his pattern of telling tall tales. In response to the Governor, Belinda Biafore, chair …

STATEMENT from WVDP Spokeswoman Brittni McGuire on today’s rally and moving forward in the fight for our teachers and fellow state workers: 

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For Immediate Release:  February 17, 2018 Contact: Brittni@wvdemocrats.com STATEMENT from WVDP Spokeswoman Brittni McGuire on today’s rally and moving forward in the fight for our teachers and fellow state workers:  “My mother was with me today, she’s been a school bus driver and a clerk in her bus garage in Kanawha County schools for years now. She knows first hand what …

Statement from WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on today’s tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida

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For Immediate Release: February 14, 2018 Statement from WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore on today’s tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida   (Charleston, WV)– “It makes me sick to think of these children in their school today being so scared for their lives that they were running and jumping the fence, and those were the lucky ones. We …

BIRDS OF A FEATHER: GOP Candidates Embrace Cuts To Health Care

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​ For Immediate Release: February 14, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: GOP Candidates Embrace Cuts To Health Care Republicans plan to cut Medicaid by $250 billion CHARLESTON, WV — The newest budget scheme out of Washington will shaft working families out of health care by cutting Medicaid by $250 billion. West Virginia families would …