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State Recognizes National After School Program Advocacy Campaign

The West Virginia State Capitol is recognizing the occasion by shining blue lights on the building from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday night. The governor’s office has also proclaimed Oct. 20 as Lights on Afterschool Day.

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Part Three: The Case To ‘Uncouple’ Greyhound Racing And W.Va.’s State Government

Since 2007, West Virginia law has said state sanctioned casinos cannot operate without having horse or dog racing. A 2017 bill to eliminate the state’s role in greyhound racing was passed by the West Virginia Legislature but vetoed by Gov. Jim Justice.

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New W.Va.-Washington, D.C. Liaison Seeks Federal Grants

Melissa Decker said her title is D.C. Director for Gov. Jim Justice. She will identify areas where the state can compete for more federal grant funding, serve as liaison with the West Virginia congressional delegation and be the primary point of contact between federal officials and the state of West Virginia.

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Democratic Governor-Elect Names Republican Legislative Director

With his inauguration Monday, Gov.-elect Jim Justice is announcing more staff appointments in his new administration. Justice announced Friday former…

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