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The case for ambulance fee as ‘revenue generator’

The case for ambulance fee as ‘revenue generator’

The ambulance fee/tax is an issue that appears to gather more complexity as time goes on.

‘Waiter, there’s too much tax in my beverage’

On most of the roads that enter our state there can be seen a sign saying “West Virginia – Open for Business.”

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Expect no straight dope from anti-straight ticket bill

The West Virginia Senate voted last week 25-8 to eliminate straight-ticket voting in a move for which it engaged in considerable back-patting given, Republican leaders proclaimed, that they owed their most recent electoral victory to straight-ticket voting.

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Common Core is ‘education without representation’

I’ve written about Common Core before.

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Is the Convention of States an idea whose time has come?

As most readers of this column are aware, I believe that the federal government is broken.

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Why does Morrisey support a lawsuit that hurts W.Va.?

In his jihad against the Affordable Care Act, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined the attorneys general of eight other states in filing a lawsuit — King v. Burwell — that argues the premium subsidies people acquire through the federal exchange to help them pay for health insurance are illegal and should be stopped.

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There’s been much accomplished, but there’s still much to be done

The opening weeks of the 82nd Legislature featured passage of several major pieces of legislation intended to help our coal industry, protect children and address much needed legal reforms.

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GOP-led Legislature: Could this time really be different?

“No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.”

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Congress unites on Fed audit

These days, it is difficult to find issues on which there is bipartisan agreement – especially in Congress.

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Right to work law is the right move for workers

Boone County in West Virginia is a long way from Jefferson County.

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