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Patrick Morrisey wins Republican nomination for governor in West Virginia primary election

May. 14, 2024 22:33 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Morrisey wins Republican nomination for governor in West Virginia primary election.

Election deniers: West Virginia voters must pick from GOP candidates who still dispute 2020 outcome

May. 12, 2024 13:28 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — When West Virginia Republicans vote in Tuesday's primary, they will have a hard time finding a major candidate on the ballot in any statewide race who openly acknowledges that President Joe Biden won the 2020 election. Embracing or skirting the line on...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in West Virginia's primaries

May. 10, 2024 07:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Jim Justice, who’s running for Senate, is just one of a handful of high flyers in West Virginia who decided it was time for a change of pace. A former billionaire who owns the Greenbrier Resort, Justice is ineligible to run for reelection in...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Apr. 25, 2024 07:13 AM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. April 18, 2024. Editorial: Does WV need another ‘businessman’ governor? In the latest round of nonstop TV ads between Republican West Virginia gubernatorial candidates Patrick Morrisey, Moore Capito and Chris Miller (candidate and...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Apr. 18, 2024 07:16 AM EDT

Charleston Gazette Mail. April 12, 2024. Editorial: GOP gubernatorial primary still a messy logjam Polling has shown West Virginia Republican and independent voters aren’t particularly fired up about any one candidate for governor, and that trend continues in a new...

Executive director named for foundation distributing West Virginia opioid settlement funds

Mar. 14, 2024 16:26 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jonathan Board was named Thursday as executive director of the West Virginia First Foundation, which will distribute the majority of the state’s more than $1 billion in opioid settlements. Board was elected last year to the foundation’s board of...

Half of US states join GOP lawsuits challenging new EPA rule on deadly soot pollution

Mar. 06, 2024 18:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Biden administration rule that sets tougher standards for deadly soot pollution faced a barrage of legal challenges Wednesday, as 25 Republican-led states and a host of business groups filed lawsuits seeking to block the rule in court. Twenty-four states,...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Feb. 22, 2024 07:13 AM EST

Charleston Gazette-Mail. February 21, 2024. Editorial: Manchin nixing presidential bid was right call It was probably a tough decision, but Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., made the right call when he announced last week that he won’t seek the presidency on a third-party...