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BY: Phil Kabler, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Gov. Jim Justice has notified Public Employees Insurance Agency Executive Director Ted Cheatham that state funding for PEIA for the 2019-20 plan year will total $575 million — an amount unchanged from the current plan.

By law, the governor must provide what is known as the guidance letter to PEIA by Oct. 15 of each year, so that the PEIA Finance Board can devise the next year’s benefits plan, a proposal that goes out to public hearings...


Non-affiliated voter numbers continue to grow in Mountain State
By Jeff Jenkins, WV MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Since the May Primary Election, Republicans and voters with ‘No Party Affiliation” have made up the largest number of new registered voters in West Virginia.

According to the Secretary of State’s Office as of Oct. 15, 10,385 state residents have registered as Republicans since May 8, while 9,467 has...


Erin Beck, Beckley Register-Herald


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 15, 2018

WVEA-PAC Endorses Judicial Candidates

CHARLESTON, W.Va. − WVEA-PAC met on Saturday, October 13 to finalize their endorsements for the November 6 General Election. WVEA-PAC endorsed the following candidates: WV Supreme Court of Appeals – Joanna Tabit (Division 1) and Jeffrey Kessler (Division 2).

WVEA-PAC Chairperson Dale Lee comments on the WV Supreme Court candidates, “I believe we have endorsed two individuals, Tabit and Kessler...


Alex Thomas, WV Metro News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Outside of the U.S. Senate contest, it is hard to find a race in West Virginia that has garnered as much attention as that of the 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

While seeming like an easy Republican victory on paper (President Donald Trump won the district ...