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Media Alert: WV Press Legislative Lookahead is Friday at Culture Center in Charleston

Leadership presentations, panels on key economic indicators for 2023, workforce issues and education plans highlight the day WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The annual West Virginia Press Association Legislative Lookahead starts at 10 a.m. on Friday in-person at the West Virginia Culture Center on the Capitol Complex in Charleston.  The[Read More…]

WVU recaps first ‘normal’ semester since 2019, looks ahead to 2023

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University’s Board of Governors gathered today, kicking off a Commencement weekend of events on the Morgantown campus. “During our meetings through the year, we talk a lot about every detail of the University’s functioning — budgets, facilities, academic programs, employee policies, student recruitment,” President Gordon Gee said. “But each Commencement ceremony[Read More…]

Media Alert: WVDHHR: Dr. Jeff Coben to become Interim Secretary; Dr. Clay Marsh and Ret. Maj. Gen. Jim Hoyer to become advisors

Current DHHR Secretary Bill Crouch to retire effective Dec. 31; transitions to advisor effective today  WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has received the retirement of West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Crouch, effective December 31, 2022. He has[Read More…]

’55 Gifts from 55 Counties Gift Guide’ helps residents give a gift from a West Virginia artisan

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The 2022 ’55 Gifts from 55 Counties Gift Guide’ celebrates talent, artistry, and craftsmanship from all across West Virginia. The guide includes description, prices, photos and direct links to buy gifts, many under $25, from West Virginia artisans. Download the guide at[Read More…]

West Virginia Attorney General Morrisey advises caution with holiday package deliveries

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to be careful when having packages delivered to their homes. The advice comes as part of the Attorney General’s Holiday Consumer Protection Week. Packages arrive at doors more frequently during the holiday shopping season because of the popularity[Read More…]

WV Legislative Interims: Committee on Health hears Direct Care Taskforce recommendations on workforce recruitment and retention

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Legislature’s Joint Committee on Health on this week heard Direct Care Taskforce recommendations on methods to drive workforce recruitment and retention. Industry experts asked lawmakers to consider policy recommendations geared toward improving overall healthcare-delivery for West Virginians.  Gaylene[Read More…]