On this week's encore broadcast of Mountain Stage, guest host Larry Groce welcomes Wilco back to the show for their fourth appearance since 1996. Also joining us is blues man Guy Davis, alt-folk singer and songwriter Peter Case, and Grammy Nominated songwriter and producer Garrison Starr.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Coal Severance Tax
Decreases were expected in personal income tax revenues - and in severance taxes relating to a fluctuating coal, gas and oil market.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Coal has been “king” for most of the last century in West Virginia and central Appalachia, but in recent years, global market forces, governmental regulations and alternative energy sources like natural gas have reduced its dominance.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia House passed a bill Wednesday that would reduce the severance tax paid on coal burned for electricity House Bill 3142 passed on an 88-11…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Officials say a West Virginia county sheriff's office has hired four deputies after it had $240,000 in budget cuts during the last few years.The Bluefield…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia's Democratic candidate for governor is a billionaire, a philanthropist and a resort and coal mine owner who cites his business and mining…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Members of the House took up a bill Wednesday that would give coal producing counties more control over how they spend those revenues.House Bill 4668…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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