West Virginia

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 […]

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (May 20, 2016) – A law legalizing limited raw milk consumption in West Virginia is now in effect. This represents a first step towards nullifying a federal prohibition scheme in practice. Sen. Robert Karnes (R – Upshur) introduced Senate Bill 387 (SB387) in January. The legislation allows West Virginians to enter into agreements to share…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 25, 2016) – On Wednesday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a bill into law that takes a small, but important, first step in setting the foundation to reject federal EPA “Clean Power Plan” rules. Sen. Gregory Boso (R-Summersville) introduced Senate Bill 691 (SB691) on Feb. 22. The legislation would prohibit the Department of Environmental Protection from…

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (March 24, 2016) – The West Virginia House passed a resolution reaffirming the principles of state interposition found in the Virginia Resolutions of 1798. Rep. Gary Howell (R-Mineral) introduced House Resolution 5 (HR5) on Jan. 25. The stated purpose of the resolution is to express the “concern of the House of Delegates…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 10, 2016) – A West Virginia bill that would take a small, but important, first step in setting the foundation to reject federal some EPA rules and regulations in practice passed unanimously out of the state House today and will soon head to the governor’s desk. Sen. Gregory Boso (R-Summersville) introduced Senate Bill 691 (SB691) on…