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Guest essay: Why do we pay higher utility rates?

by Charlotte R. Lane All sorts of things can trigger a rate increase request from a utility and approval of increased rates by the Public Service Commission of West Virginia. The primary factors driving utility…


‘Our tax dollars pay your salary’

by Michael Varga Two Americans were asking for a meeting with me. They had traveled from Alabama to Washington to lobby for more assistance to Lebanon, the country from which their fathers had fled to…




Pay raise bills advance

CHARLESTON — Pay raise bills for educators, state police and non-uniformed corrections workers were advanced through the House Finance Committee. “It’s basically the governor’s pay raise bill as he proposed in his budget is what…