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Tuesday July 9, 2019

Federal appeals court hears arguments on ‘Obamacare’ constitutionality

Eighteen Republican states — including West Virginia — and the U.S. Department of Justice support a December verdict striking down the health care law.

Monday July 8, 2019

Arguments in ‘Obamacare’ appeal set for Tuesday

A federal judge in December ruled against the health care law.

Saturday July 6, 2019

States, US House file supplemental briefs ahead of ‘Obamacare’ arguments

Oral arguments are scheduled for Tuesday.

Wednesday July 3, 2019

US Justice Department files supplemental brief in ‘Obamacare’ lawsuit

Multiple Republican-led states, including West Virginia, are aguing the health care law is unconstitutional.

Tuesday July 2, 2019

Federal appeals court rejects request to delay arguments in ‘Obamacare’ lawsuit

Oral arguments are scheduled for July 9.

Monday July 1, 2019

Judges identified in ‘Obamacare’ lawsuit appeal

Oral arguments are scheduled for July 9.

Tuesday June 18, 2019

New Kanawha County elementary school inching closer to reality

FEMA representatives, as well as local and state officials, took part in a public meeting Tuesday at Elkview Middle School regarding the institution.

Sunday June 16, 2019

Capito, Manchin rank among most bipartisan senators

The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University last week published the lifetime scores of 250 senators.

Friday June 14, 2019

Manchin, Collins introduce legislation regarding health insurance costs

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Susan Collins introduced the Premium Reduction Act of 2019 this week

Monday June 10, 2019

Female empowerment, 2020 at core of Capito, Haley appearances

Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley stopped in Charleston on Monday.

Thursday June 6, 2019

House GOP looking at what direction to take session

Republican leaders are taking steps to determine the direction they should take.

Monday June 3, 2019

Charleston council passes ordinance following protests at health care facilities

The Charleston City Council on Monday passed an ordinance aimed at balancing freedom of speech and the right to protest while on the property of a health care facility.

Thursday May 30, 2019

Mooney urges support for gun purchasing bill

U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., is a cosponsor of the Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act.

Monday May 27, 2019

Unclaimed veterans honored at state cemetery

Military personnel and members of the public attended the event held at the Donnel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery.

Thursday May 23, 2019

Arguments in ‘Obamacare’ lawsuit set for July

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is considering a federal judge's ruling on the law's constitutionality.

Wednesday May 22, 2019

States, US House of Representatives submits responses in ‘Obamacare’ lawsuit

Wednesday's reply briefs were submitted three weeks after the federal government and 18 states offered their arguments to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.

Monday May 13, 2019

Senate Democrats unveil proposal on education legislation

Lawmakers will return to Charleston on Monday for the start of the special legislative session.

Friday May 10, 2019

Warren takes campaign to Kermit, discusses opioids plan

The Massachusetts senator began a weekend of campaigning with an event Friday in the Mingo County town.

Wednesday May 8, 2019

Warren puts forward opioid plan ahead of Kermit, Ohio stops

The Massachusetts senator plans to be in Kermit on Friday.

Tuesday May 7, 2019

Manchin, Collins urge DOJ to drop support of Obamacare lawsuit

West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin and Maine Republican Susan Collins on Tuesday sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr.

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