The Senate stood at 17-16 Friday but that could be about to change.

Senate passes welfare recipients drug testing bill

Bipartisan support sends bill to House.  Full Story »



Turnpike toll-keeping bill moves forward in state senate

6 hours ago by in News

Beach amendment would benefit turnpike counties. Full Story »

Latest FCC report says W.Va. broadband access improving

7 hours ago by in News

Access increased from 40 percent in 2013 to 70 percent in 2014. Full Story »

15-car crash closes WV Turnpike for almost 2 hours

22 hours ago by in News

Police said the turnpike opened shortly after 7 p.m. Full Story »

McDowell County Schools to cut 30 positions at school year’s end

1 day ago by in News

Superintendent Nelson Spencer said district is forced to deal with funding cuts, loss of enrollment. Full Story »

House passes permitless conceal carry bill

1 day ago by in News

Gov. Tomblin promises veto. Full Story »

Research at WVU ranks among top colleges in country

1 day ago by in News

For the first time, WVU reaches a top category for the amount and type of research underway. Full Story »

Sunday hunting is an issue again at the legislature

7 hours ago by in News, Outdoors

Two sides appear dug in again on the matter of Sunday hunting, but observers believe support seems to be there if legislation can find its way out of committee. Full Story »

Bill banning second trimester abortion procedure could start moving this week

8 hours ago by in News

Members of the Senate Health and Human Resources Committee are scheduled to take it up as early as Thursday. Full Story »

Fourth former Freedom official Tis sentenced to probation, fine

22 hours ago by in News

William Tis had previously pled guilty to an environmental crime in connection with the Ja. 2014 chemical spill. Full Story »

Tomblin addresses budget issues, job layoffs at WV Association of Counties meeting

1 day ago by in News

The governor hopes his proposed tax increases will help fill the state's $354 million budget hole. Full Story »

Kessler calls for debate, Justice for referendum on economic issues

1 day ago by in News

Senate minority leader says time has come for gubernatorial debate. Justice wants a people's referendum on right to work and prevailing wage. Full Story »

Adventure Day at state Capitol showcases W.Va. tourism industry

1 day ago by in News

Industry shifts its marketing focus to get more people to visit West Virginia. Full Story »

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