Alex Thomas

Friday June 23, 2017

Neighbors celebrate flood recovery in Clendenin

The Friday evening event was one remembering not the tragedy of the June 2016 flood, but the unity and perseverance that pulled the town together.

Thursday June 22, 2017

Reactions range following US Senate health care bill announcement

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito says she is reviewing the proposal, while Sen. Joe Manchin will not support the bill.

Wednesday June 21, 2017

Caregivers gather to share stories, raise Alzheimer’s awareness

The West Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and the Alpha Omicron Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority held the event Wednesday.

Mooney praises House committee work on flood insurance

A U.S. House of Representatives committee has passed seven bills in the past week related to improving the National Flood Insurance Program.

Tuesday June 20, 2017

Capito puts focus on increasing internet access

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito spent much of Tuesday discussing broadband internet, including ways to increase access in rural communities.

Monday June 19, 2017

Snodgrass to be Marmet mayor after canvass

The new city officials will take office in July.

Pressure builds as US Senate debates health care

Campaigns are targeting Republican senators — including Sen. Shelley Moore Capito — not to pass new health care legislation.

Friday June 16, 2017

Morrisey files brief supporting sanctuary city executive order

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry filed a court brief Friday.

Dept. of Education to review WVU, WVSU program funding requests

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin said he learned of the reconsideration in a telephone call with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

Wednesday June 14, 2017

W.Va. lawmakers send thoughts to Scalise, other shooting victims

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and several Republican lawmakers were practicing Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, for the annual congressional baseball game.

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Jenkins asks DeVos to rethink denied WVU, WVSU program applications

West Virginia University and West Virginia State University lost funding for its McNair Scholars and Upward Bound programs respectively as the result of application discrepancies.

Monday June 12, 2017

Jenkins encourages Morrisey not to run for US Senate

Jenkins said Monday on MetroNews "Talkline" Morrisey should not run because of his obligation to serve in state office.

Manchin, Capito introduce natural gas storage legislation

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito introduced Monday the Capitalizing American Storage Potential Act.

Jenkins discusses budget cuts, utilizing facilities

Jenkins spoke to federal officials last week about the impact next fiscal year's budget could have in West Virginia.

Sunday June 11, 2017

Application error costs WVSU Upward Bound funding

The Upward Bound program is designed to provide academic workshops, career guidance and test preparation for low-income and first-generation college bound students.

Friday June 9, 2017

Jenkins takes part in infrastructure roundtable

"Infrastructure Week" was overshadowed by former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

House votes to eliminate Dodd-Frank provisions

All three of West Virginia's representatives — David McKinley, Alex Mooney and Evan Jenkins — voted for the legislation, joining most Republicans.

Thursday June 8, 2017

Jenkins: Russia investigations ‘need to be led by the facts’

The reactions comes following a Thursday Senate hearing with former FBI Director James Comey.

Wednesday June 7, 2017

Jenkins questions NSF director about future of Green Bank facility

The Green Bank Observatory conducts radio-wavelength research as well as education programs for the public.

DEP recognizes organizations, communities for environmental work

Since 2000, the Environmental Awards has recognized efforts to protect the environment in ways such as utilizing clean energy and ecosystem revitalization.

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