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Three first responders honored with West Virginia Medal of Valor

West Virginia Press Association Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “Today we come together to recognize the extraordinary acts of bravery performed by three West Virginia first responders, who in the face of danger demonstrated unwavering commitment to protecting and serving their communities.” That’s what Deputy Homeland Security Cabinet Secretary Rob[Read More…]

Bills removing marital exception for sexual abuse, teaching of scientific theories heard by House Judiciary Committee

By Autumn Shelton, West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The House Judiciary Committee advanced two Senate bills on Tuesday morning, both of which will now go before the full House for consideration. One of these bills would fix a loophole regarding sexual abuse in a marriage, and one would[Read More…]

Primary care is ingrained in WVSOM’s mission, but school excels at preparing students for any specialty

Urologist, pediatric anesthesiologist, dermatologist, pulmonologist and general surgery featured in latest magazine LEWISBURG, W.Va. — At its core, the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) has always been driven by one purpose — to educate students to pursue careers as primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas, especially in[Read More…]

Senate Finance Committee begins hearing budget presentations

West Virginia Press Association Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Senate Finance Committee, on Thursday, began their deliberation of Gov. Jim Justice’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget proposal. On-hand to provide an overview and answer committee member’s questions regarding the proposal was the state’s Acting Revenue Secretary Larry Pack. “The[Read More…]

Justice unveils FY 2025 budget proposal

West Virginia Press Association Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice delivered his eighth and final State of the State address Wednesday night. At the conclusion of his speech, the governor’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget proposal was delivered to lawmakers. Recorded in the House of Delegates as HB[Read More…]

W.Va. VOAD facing investigation after recent Joint Committee on Flooding interim meeting

By Autumn Shelton, West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – In light of recent allegations surrounding the possible misappropriation of state funds by Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) leadership, the Joint Committee on Flooding has asked for increased investigations into the organization.  During the interim committee’s Sunday meeting, Sen.[Read More…]

State healthcare leaders discuss need for more providers, lack of healthcare access, and abortion ban legislation during WVPA Legislative Lookahead

By Autumn Shelton, West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Healthcare industry leaders joined together on Friday for the West Virginia Press Association’s annual Legislative Lookahead, where they discussed healthcare priorities that should be considered during the upcoming legislative session.  James W. Nemitz, Ph.D., president of the West Virginia School[Read More…]

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