House approves Senate’s plan to raise PEIA premiums

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The debate surrounding SB 268, which includes a 26% increase in PEIA premiums, dominated the Saturday floor session in the House of Delegates. Proponents of the bill feel that it will guarantee long-term solvency to the state’s crumbing Public Employee Insurance Agency (PEIA), while the bill’s detractors argued […]

Spring in winter, winter in spring

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV Most of March will be cold and snow chances return. For full forecast click below.

Senate Workforce Committee gets feedback on soft jobs for seniors program

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – In an effort to increase the state’s workforce participation rate, members of the Senate Workforce Committee met on Friday to hear from various agency leaders regarding their potential participation in a soft jobs for seniors program.  This program, first presented in February by Senate Workforce Committee […]