West Virginia Day: State’s 160th birthday celebration starting at noon today at Culture Center

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, WV – West Virginians are invited to the State Culture Center at the Capitol Complex in Charleston today to celebrate West Virginia’s 160th birthday. The first 160 people to arrive will receive a limited edition 160th birthday commemorative gift handmade by local artisans with the Black[Read More…]

To help business owners avoid substantial late fees, WV Secretary of State Mac Warner issues final notice on Annual Report deadline

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va –  WV Secretary of State Mac Warner has issued the follow notice to business owners to file their Annual Report by the statutory deadline of June 30th.  Businesses that miss the June 30th deadline will be flagged in the state’s database as out of compliance. Late[Read More…]

W.Va. State Treasurer Riley Moore announces $3.6 million worth of unclaimed property returned in May

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore has announced his office returned more than $3.6 million worth of unclaimed property to individuals, businesses and organizations during the month of May – continuing a record-setting pace for returns this fiscal year. “We’re proud to be returning money[Read More…]

Berkeley Springs DMV office opens to public

A new regional Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office has opened in Berkeley Springs, just south of town. The DMV office opened to the public on Thursday, June 1. DMV spokeswoman Natalie Holcomb said 15 people work in the new DMV office here, offering a full range of services –[Read More…]

Flags in West Virginia at half-staff as state mourns death of State Police Sgt. Cory Maynard

WV Press Report with updates from Williamson Daily News and The Mingo Messenger CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This weekend United States and West Virginia flags on state-owned facilities are half-staff in honor and remembrance of Sgt. Cory Maynard of the West Virginia State Police.  Maynard was killed Friday in an on-duty shooting[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Manchin, gas industry representatives, government officials and others praise effort to complete Mountain Valley Pipeline

Senator visits construction site, hosts press conference in Charleston on Friday CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Following Thursday’s vote in Washington on the bipartisan debt ceiling agreement to secure the completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was back in Charleston on Friday, meeting with gas industry representatives,[Read More…]

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announces $5.4 million for Brownfields clean up across West Virginia

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-WV, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced $5,466,135 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Program for ten initiatives across West Virginia. The funding is made possible[Read More…]

West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore announces 2023 SMART529 “When I Grow Up” essay contest regional and teacher winners

Grand Prize Winner to be Announced at September Culture Center Ceremony WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore has announced the 15 regional student winners and statewide teacher winner of this year’s SMART529 “When I Grow Up” essay contest. Now in its 16th year, the annual essay[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Manchin introduces bipartisan legislation to overhaul federal correctional facilities oversight

WV Press Release Sharing WASHINGTON, DC— Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced the Federal Prison Oversight Act, bipartisan legislation that would create a new oversight structure to ensure transparency, safety, and accountability in federal correctional facilities. “After serious reports of abuses, staff shortages, and dangerous conditions in federal facilities in West Virginia[Read More…]