Individual recipients include the Fayette and Lewis county commissions, the Morgantown Utility Board, the Paden City Development Authority and the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Improving Outcomes For Foster Teens And A Documentary On Rural Midwifery On This West Virginia MorningOn this West Virginia Morning, state disability agency leaders say the state is putting challenged teenagers at risk when they are discharged from the foster care system. And from Inside Appalachia, Roxy Todd talks to the writer and director of the documentary "Angels on Horseback".
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a lawsuit with 16 other states to challenge a decision from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
In a filing with the PSC on Friday, the county cites statewide consumer impact: The rate increase would add $18 a month to the average residential customer’s monthly bill.
Join us this weekend for Mountain Stage as Kathy Mattea welcomes back Sarah Harmer, who has her first new album in 10 years. We'll also hear from Ohio roots-folk artist Arlo McKinley, old-time acoustic set from Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle, plus songwriter Taylor Rae and West Virginia bassist, singer and songwriter John Inghram and his band.
- Listen: Maia Sharp Has The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week, 'Whatever We Are'
- Listen: Kat Edmonson Has The Mountain Stage Song of the Week - 'Nobody Knows That'
- Listen: Joan Osborne has the Mountain Stage Song of the Week, "Shake Your Hips"
- Listen: Janis Ian has the Mountain Stage Song of the Week, "At Seventeen."
A Floyd County Fiddler, Midwives And Home Births, And Student Stories From The Fayette Institute of Technology
This week, we begin our journey throughout Appalachia in Floyd County, Virginia, home of Earl White. Then, we’ll travel back to the early 20th century, when nurse Mary Breckenridge launched a midwifery program in Eastern Kentucky. We’ll also meet two student reporters at the Fayette Institute of Technology, who bring us stories about Anstead, West Virginia, and finally, we meet journalist Kim Kelley, who recently authored “Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor,” to learn about the pro-Union history of Appalachian people.
The West Virginia Legislature passed pay raises for all state employees during the regular legislative session – approximately $2,550 per employee. To keep those employees from having to immediately pay more for their health insurance because of the pay raises, the Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) State Fund is raising its salary tiers by $2,700.
Congressman David McKinley was one of only 13 Republicans in the House of Representatives to vote for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
W.Va.’s Higher Ed Leaders Approve New Nursing Programs At Concord, Glenville And University Status For Bluefield StateThe West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission on Thursday approved two new Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs for Concord University and Glenville State University.
Members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs heard from VA officials about how the department is improving its quality of care after investigations into multiple high-profile scandals.
The city of Beckley will honor the legacy and memory of Bill Withers on Saturday with a music festival. Bands are scheduled to perform at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza.
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