THE BACK PEW: ‘Politics has become personal’

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By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV January 26, 2023 Someone once told me, “Everything is political. Except politics, and it’s personal.” Truer words were never spoken.  The increasingly-visible drama unfolding under the golden dome right now can be boiled down into those two categories–political and personal.  POLITICAL. Here’s the dirty little secret most everyone in the capitol […]

Delegates debate the appropriate limits of the governor’s emergency powers

By Brad McElhinny, WV Metronews Delegates passed a bill meant to place time limits on the governor’s emergency powers, but some lawmakers argued that it doesn’t go far enough. Debate focused not only on the possibility of future responses to emergencies like fires and floods, but also on the governor’s use of the broad powers […]