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 …

Do Morrisey, Jenkins, and Blankenship agree with budget plan to gut Medicare?

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For Immediate Release: February 13, 2018 Do Morrisey, Jenkins, and Blankenship agree with budget plan to gut Medicare? Budget proposal will cut $554 billion from Medicare CHARLESTON, WV— The White House just released a budget proposal that will hurt West Virginia seniors. The plan calls for deep cuts to the safety net seniors depend on, specifically a $554 billion dollar cut …

Morrisey Backers Oppose Veterans and Opioid Funding

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    For Immediate Release: February 8, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 Morrisey Backers Oppose Veterans and Opioid Funding The Club for Growth and Koch Industries PAC oppose bipartisan budget agreement CHARLESTON, WV — Washington special interest groups backing Attorney General Patrick Morrisey oppose the bipartisan budget agreement reached in the Senate to avoid a government shutdown. The Club …

Can WV Teachers Count on GOP Senate Candidates?

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For Immediate Release: February 7, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com Can WV Teachers Count on GOP Senate Candidates? CHARLESTON, WV— As West Virginia teachers and school service personnel speak out against low pay and rising out-of-pocket health care costs, Patrick Morrisey, Evan Jenkins, and Don Blankenship are missing in action. West Virginia’s educators want to know if Morrisey, Jenkins, and Blankenship support a pay …

Trump’s Visit to Greenbrier Will Line the Pockets of Gov. Justice

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For Immediate Release: January 30, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 Trump’s Visit to Greenbrier Will Line the Pockets of Gov. Justice GOP retreat reeks of a quid pro quo (Charleston, WV) — President Trump is coming to The Greenbrier resort this week for the Republican congressional retreat and to put money in the pockets of Governor Jim Justice. Justice …

Justice’s Budget Breaks Promise to State Workers

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For Immediate Release: January 29, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606 Justice’s Budget Breaks Promise to State Workers Pay increase he promised includes less than half of West Virginia’s state workers   (Charleston, WV)– During his State of the State Address Justice promised a 1% pay increase for all state employees, but his proposed budget doesn’t even include pay raises for …

Republicans Rail Against Gov. Justice’s Budget Proposal for Education and the Arts

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For Immediate Release: January 27, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com   Republicans Rail Against Gov. Justice’s Budget Proposal for Education and the Arts If the GOP wants to improve the state’s finances, they should start with deadbeat Governor CHARLESTON, WV— After Governor Jim Justice submitted his budget to fund the state Department of Education and the Arts, Justice’s fellow Republicans …

Release: GOP Speaker will not run for re-election

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For Immediate Release: January 19, 2018   Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com     Armstead Quits House Of Delegates Amid GOP Chaos GOP Speaker will not run for re-election   (Charleston, WV)– Today on MetroNews Talkline GOP Speaker Tim Armstead announced that he will not seek re-election. Chaos in the Republican Party has been heating up in the House since they’ve been in the majority. …

Jenkins Files and Gets Defensive Over Morrisey Attacks

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For Immediate Release: January 17, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com Jenkins Files and Gets Defensive Over Morrisey Attacks More nasty attacks in the GOP primary CHARLESTON, WV— On the day Congressman Evan Jenkins officially filed to run for the U.S. Senate he revealed that AG Patrick Morrisey’s attacks are getting under his skin. During an interview on WV MetroNews, Jenkins …

Morrisey Fights To Hoard Settlement Funds

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For Immediate Release: January 16, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com Morrisey Fights To Hoard Settlement Funds Republicans want to rein in Morrisey spending CHARLESTON, WV— The West Virginia Legislature wants to prevent Attorney General Patrick Morrisey from appropriating state funds to other state agencies. Morrisey’s fellow Republicans believe that the office of the Attorney General should not be controlling settlement …