Articles Tagged 'West Virginia'
Teachers in Los Angeles want more than a raise—here’s why over 30,000 went on strike today
Over 30,000 teachers went on strike in Los Angeles County today. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) serves 640,000 students and is the second… READ MORE
At McConnell’s Urging, Trump Asks West Virginians Not to Vote for Don Blankenship
Controversial West Virginia Republican Senate candidate Don Blankenship brushed aside President Trump’s call to vote against him by noting that Trump once urged voters to… READ MORE
West Virginia legislature can’t break impasse over raises for striking teachers
The West Virginia legislature argued for hours but could not agree Saturday on how much to raise teachers’ pay — meaning the teachers strike may… READ MORE
West Virginia closes all public schools amid teacher strike — even as governor signs pay bill
All public schools in West Virginia were shuttered Thursday as teachers geared up to strike for better wages and health insurance options — even as… READ MORE
West Virginia House would make some drone use criminal
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia House on Thursday approved limits on drone use in the state with criminal penalties for adding weapons, harassing… READ MORE
Controversial former coal titan in bid to clear name, win Senate seat in West Virginia
Don Blankenship said the Environmental Protection Agency has become “the biggest polluter in the world” by forcing U.S. jobs to carbon-spewing countries like China.
That’s… READ MORE
Democrat Joe Manchin tells Clinton to stay away from West Virignia
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who is up for re-election in 2018, said it “wouldn’t be wise” for Hillary Clinton to campaign for him in his… READ MORE
Conservative Out-Fundraises McConnell’s Establishment Candidate in West Virginia Senate Primary
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, the conservative candidate for U.S. Senate in his state, out-raised his establishment-backed opponent Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-WV) in the… READ MORE
West Virginia Democrat Switches Parties
During a speech at President Trump’s rally in West Virginia on Thursday, the state’s Governor, Jim Justice announced he is changing his party affiliation from… READ MORE
West Virginia governor displays bull dung, as budget metaphor – yes, this really happened
Subtlety might not be West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s forte.
The Democratic governor publicly presented a tray of actual bull manure Thursday in the state… READ MORE