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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...
 

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...
 

UNCERTAINTY: With Woody Thrasher Out, is the $73 Billion China Energy Deal Doomed?

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 23, 2018 10:00 PM
West Virginia, where per capita income and gross domestic product still rank near the bottom of the country, is running its government economic development agency without its top three leaders. Woody Thrasher Commerce S...
 

WV Culture & History to Dedicate Archive of Works and Letters of Sen. Jennings Randolph

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 20, 2018 10:00 AM
WV MetroNews.  Close to 900 boxes of now fully cataloged materials from the archives of former U.S. Senator Jennings Randolph (D-W.Va.) will officially be made available to researchers in the Mountain State and worldwide on West Virginia...
 

Respected Harrison Co. Democrat Party Leader Sarah Rose Dies at 86 After a Short Illness

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 28, 2018 10:00 AM
Sarah Jane (DeMarco) Rose, 86, of Shinnston, went to be with her Lord and savior on Tuesday May 22, 2018 at her home and surrounded by her family.  She was born on June 17, 1931 in Owings, WV. The daughter of Frank DeMarco and Mary...
 

Volkswagen Agrees to Pay West Virginia $2.65 Million Over Emission Cheating Scandal

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 27, 2018 11:00 AM
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reached a greater than $2.65-million settlement with Volkswagen and two other automakers, while saving West Virginia more than a half million dollars in legal fees and likely exceeding the payout it would have rec...
 

Clarksburg Earns Competitive "Opportunity Zone" Designation from U.S. Treasury Dept.

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 27, 2018 7:00 AM
Governor Jim Justice and U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., have announced that the U.S. Treasury Department has certified 55 locations across West Virginia that will now be eligible for a new federal tax incentive designed to encoura...
 

Tom Kleeh Appointment to Replace Judge Keely Now Headed to Full U.S. Senate

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 25, 2018 2:00 PM
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today issued the below statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Tom Kleeh’s nomination for District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. S...
 

He's Back! United States Senate Confirms J.C. Raffety to Serve as U.S. Marshal Here

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 25, 2018 7:00 AM
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced on Friday that the United States Senate confirmed Upshur County resident J.C. Raffety to serve as U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of West Virginia.   Senator Capito...
 

Senator Joe Manchin to Face Attorney General Patrick Morrisey in U.S. Senate Race

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 12, 2018 10:00 AM
By Brad McElhinny   CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has won the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. He’ll take on incumbent Democratic Sen. Joe...
 
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