The declaration will allow agencies to redirect resources and make temporary appointments to expand treatment services.
The committee has struggled to receive information from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on pill shipments to West Virginia.
Nancy Tate, the immediate past executive director of the League of Women Voters, is spending this week at the University of Charleston.
The Fentanyl and Heroin Task Force Act would result in the creation of a unit that will coordinate efforts to stop the trade, production and distribution of these drugs.
PolitiFact announced last week it will begin to keep watch over political figures, advertisements and interest groups in three states.
A letter from legislators asks officials for information regarding the impact of the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act.
The legislation is a response to a journalistic investigation into the revolving door between the DEA and drug distributors.
Members include longtime adviser Larry Puccio and two former staffers of Gov. Jim Justice.
Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander and Washington Sen. Patty Murray put forward the proposal Tuesday.
Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino is under fire following a journalistic investigation into the powers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Congress will pass tax reform even if it means keeping lawmakers in Washington during Christmas.
More than 37,000 West Virginians currently have health insurance purchased through the state insurance exchange program.
U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., was among the event's speakers.
The request is another action by the Trump administration to scrap the environmental policies of the preceding administration.
Former President Barack Obama pushed the Clean Power Plan as a way to reduce carbon emissions.
The recommendation comes following an Oct. 4 report.
The Roosevelt-Kennedy Annual Dinner will be held Nov. 3.
The subcommittee — in which Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., serves as ranking member — discussed two bills that could affect West Virginia.
The funding will come from the office's Consumer Protection Fund, which consists of money from settlements involving the state.
Democrats have criticized Pai, a Republican, for cutting back FCC regulations, including in regards to net neutrality.