West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Mar. 15, 2017) – Today, the West Virginia House gave final approval to a bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom without federal government regulation. Del. Joel Ellington (R-Princeton) and Del. Amy Summers (R-Flemington) introduced House Bill 2301 (HB2301) on Feb. 9. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 14, 2017) – A West Virginia bill to shut down the state-run Obamacare health insurance exchange passed the House today. Final passage of the legislation would take an important first step toward withdrawing the state from implementing the national healthcare program. Rep. Joe Ellington (R-Princeton) sponsored House Bill 2119 (HB2119), The legislation…

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (March 2, 2017) – A West Virginia bill that would require police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations passed the Senate yesterday.Sen. Charles Trump (R-Berkeley Springs) introduced Senate Bill 9 (SB9) on Feb. 8. The legislation would require law enforcement agencies to get a warrant before…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Feb. 23, 2017) – Yesterday, the West Virginia House unanimously passed a bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom, without government regulation. Del. Joel Ellington (R-Princeton) and Del. Amy Summers (R-Flemington) introduced House Bill 2301 (HB2301) on Feb. 9. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Feb. 23, 2017) – Yesterday, the West Virginia House unanimously passed a bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom, without government regulation. Del. Joel Ellington (R-Princeton) and Del. Amy Summers (R-Flemington) introduced House Bill 2301 (HB2301) on Feb. 9. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Feb. 16, 2017) – A West Virginia bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify Obamacare in practice in the state passed an important House committee this week. Del. Joel Ellington (R-Princeton) and Del. Amy Summers (R-Flemington) introduced House Bill 2301 (HB2301) on Feb. 9. The legislation specifies…

CHARLESTON, W. Va. . (Feb. 13, 2017) – A West Virginia bill would withdraw the state from Common Core standards, an important step toward nullifying the nationalized education program in the state. Del. Pat McGeehan (R-Hancock, 1) introduced House Bill 2214 (HB2214) to void Common Core standards and create a framework to establish state standards…

red-state_1_orig  As we await a few straggling state returns to figure out where they stand, Oklahoma has no ambiguity when it comes to presidential preferences.  Donald Trump carried all of Oklahoma on his way to Washington, DC. We only find 1 other state so resolute in their decisions. West Virginia joined us.  Even our metropolitan regions, our “Little Dixie, and our various military bases; all decided that Eastern liberals […]