Government Officials


PEIA Task Force will provide recommendations to the legislature by October 15th

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 18, 2018 12:00 PM
As summer winds down, the PEIA Task Force is still aiming to shape insurance for West Virginia state employees. The full task force met Thursday morning and accepted a report from a subcommittee responsible for assessing public opinion about w...
 

Delegates Iaquinta, Hamrick and Queen Vote FOR Supreme Court Impeachments

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 17, 2018 6:00 PM
The House of Delegates this past Monday considered articles of impeachment not just on a single political figure but on each sitting member of the state Supreme Court. The only justice who isn’t under consideration for impeachment...
 

With Production Up, Natural Gas Rates to Decrease in Harrison County on November 1st

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 17, 2018 7:00 AM
MetroNews is reporting that the state Public Service Commission announced Friday it’s expecting natural gas rates to go down slightly this winter. The PSC has taken an initial look at the “Purchased Gas Adjustment” case...
 

HELP WANTED: WV Dept. Highways Offering Competitive Wages and Longterm Employment

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 17, 2018 7:00 AM
The West Virginia Division of Highways is continuing with recruitment events throughout the state in order to fill its 500 vacancies ahead of the Roads to Prosperity Highway Program that was passed in October. DOH’s most recent hir...
 

Committee Recommends Impeachment for WV Supreme Court; Ben Queen Votes "YES"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 11, 2018 12:00 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Making West Virginia political history, the House Judiciary Committee has voted in favor of impeachment articles for all four remaining members of the state Supreme Court. {Delegate Ben Queen was the only m...
 

ONE YEAR AGO THIS WEEK: Governor Justice switched from Democrat to Republican

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 05, 2018 8:00 AM
A year ago Friday, Gov. Jim Justice stood with President Donald Trump at a rally in Huntington and announced he was switching his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican. File Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson...
 

Delegate Ben Queen and House Impeachment Committee are Back to Work on Monday

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 05, 2018 8:00 AM
{Harrison County Delegate Ben Queen is the only member of the House of Delegates Impeachment Committee from Harrison County.  A vote is expected this week on the impeachment of at least one member of the WV Supreme Court. Other members of...
 

Aviation Hall of Fame Featuring Astronaut Jon McBride Coming to Harrison County

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 04, 2018 5:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  Another big name is on its way to the Robinson Grand in downtown Clarksburg. This time, however, it’s part of a private event honoring West Virginia’s leaders in aviation and aerospace.   Ac...
 

Family & Friends to Remember the Life of Clarksburg Mayor & Businessman Jim Shaffer

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 27, 2018 4:00 PM
Shirley James “Jim” Shaffer, Jr., 77, of Clarksburg, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018 surrounded by loved ones following an extended illness. He was born in Clarksburg on December 15, 1940, a son of the late Shirley J. Shaffer...
 

OPINION: Governor Justice should show up to work at the State Capitol

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 24, 2018 1:00 PM
Commentary by Delegate Eric Nelson, Chairman of the House Finance Committee. There’s an old episode of The West Wing where the President stands in front of a crowd of students and tells them, “Decisions are made by those who show u...
 
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