Author: WV Press Sharing

Opinion: Adjust or be left behind    

By Greg Kozera Last Sunday my daughter, Dannielle and I ran a half-marathon in Toledo, Ohio. The weather was cool, great for running. It was a beautiful course winding through neighborhoods. Dannielle and I had some great conversations. Her college roommate is now a doctor in Toledo who has a[Read More…]

AARP WV celebrates legislation increasing prescription drug access and affordability with signing of insulin co-pay bill: SB 577

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — WV Senate Bill 577, which reduces the co-pay cap on insulin and devices and permitting purchase of testing equipment without a prescription, is now law. Gov. Justice hosted a April 19 bill signing ceremony at the State Capitol, where AARP Capitol Advocacy Team volunteers[Read More…]

WV Public Energy Authority still preparing to govern under new law requiring its approval for decommissioning fossil fuel-fired plants

By Mike Tony, HD Media CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the West Virginia Public Energy Authority got an update on work under a new law poised to thrust it into a key role in the possible shutdown of a coal-fired plant slated to shutter soon. But it wasn’t[Read More…]

West Virginia’s ‘Shape Our Future’ tourism education initiative to launch statewide

New hospitality-tourism education program part of  WV Tourism’s statewide ‘Tourism Works’ effort By Matt Young, WV Press Association CRAIGSVILLE, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice, along with several state officials, during a Tuesday press conference at the Nicholas County Career and Technical Center (CTC), announced the launch of the “Shape Our[Read More…]

WVU student engineers partner with Costa Rican community where ecotourism has strained sewage systems

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University students will partner with the ecotourism destination of Monteverde, Costa Rica, to address its stressed sewage problem, which includes undersized and aging septic tanks and untreated water from sinks and washing machines. During the summers of 2024-2026, WVU graduate students from the Benjamin M. Statler College[Read More…]