rates

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…


Mon BOE moves to adopt levy rates Tuesday night

While Monongalia County Schools is engaged in the marketing of the Renaissance Academy, the proposed standalone school for science, technology, engineering and math that would be the first of its kind in West Virginia, the…


Mon school board votes on levy rates

Pending positive signatures in Charleston, school levy rates in Monongalia County are expected to stay the same as in recent years – following action taken by Board of Education members Wednesday night. District treasurer Nicole…




Fed is right to stay the course on interest rates

Last week, the Federal Reserve did the right thing by leaving well enough alone, keeping the benchmark interest rate at about 5.4%. With the acute pressure that the board and Chair Jay Powell in particular…