Internal Affairs

Sen. Manchin Joins Capito on Vote But Senate Democrats Still Allow Shutdown to Occur

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 20, 2018 12:00 PM
The U.S. Senate failed to pass a spending plan Friday evening, resulting in the shutdown of the federal government at midnight Friday night.   The Senate voted 50-49 in favor of taking up the measure the House of Representativ...
 

Congressman Evan Jenkins Files to Run for GOP Nomination for United States Senate

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 20, 2018 5:00 AM
West Virginia Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins is officially in the race for U.S. Senate. Jenkins, a Republican, filed his paperwork Tuesday with the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office. He announced his campaign in Ma...
 

Secretary of State, County Clerks Find 86,000 Duplicate, Outdated and Felon Voter Files

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 17, 2018 12:00 AM
More than 86,000 names were removed from the active voter registration rolls in West Virginia in 2017, Secretary of State Mac Warner said late last week. Warner’s office released a report on voter registration numbers. Warner took off...
 

Senator Capito Appointed to Energy and Natural Resources Committee in the U.S. Senate

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 15, 2018 12:00 AM
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today announced she will serve on the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee for the remainder of the 115th Congress. She will also continue to serve on the U.S. Senate Committees on Ap...
 

Governor Proposes 1% Pay Raises, Increase for Tourism and No Tax Increases for 2018-19

By Local News | January 14, 2018 11:00 AM
Governor Jim Justice gathered his girls basketball team from Greenbrier East High School around him at the state Capitol, using them as an example of teamwork.   “One. Two. Three. West Virginia!” the team members s...
 

Mac Warner: No Problems in State's First Election with New Voter ID Requirement

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 14, 2018 5:00 AM
Secretary of State Mac Warner is pleased that the state’s first election to take place under the new voter identification law was successful and without any issues or problems.   On Saturday, January 6th, Lewis County ho...
 

"Guardians of the West Fork" get a $5,000 grant from the WV Stream Partners Program

By Local News | January 13, 2018 2:00 AM
The West Virginia Stream Partners program was established by the Legislature in Code Section 20-13 to “encourage citizens to work in partnership with appropriate state agencies so that the state's rivers and streams are safe for swimming...
 

Notre Dame and South Harrison High Schools Earn Prestigious Jennings Randolph Award

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 12, 2018 9:00 PM
Secretary of State Mac Warner is proud to announce the first round of West Virginia high schools to qualify as Jennings Randolph Award-winning schools for the 2017-2018 school year.  And two of those schools are Notre Dame High School and Sou...
 

Governor Calls for State of Emergency to Address Staffing at Regional Jails, State Prisons

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 12, 2018 10:00 AM
Gov. Jim Justice.has declared a state of emergency for corrections officer staffing in West Virginia. Justice plans to use the state’s National Guard to maximize staffing at the facilities until “legislative and operational remed...
 

Bridgeport High School Grad Dr. Kelli Ward Leading in the U.S. Senate Race in Arizona

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 01, 2018 12:00 AM
Dr. Kelli Ward was born January 25, 1969 in Fairmont, WV.  Her parents moved to Bridgeport and she graduated from Bridgeport High School in 1987.  She went on to attend Duke where she earned a degree in physchology.  ...
 
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