Small businesses are the backbone of our state's economy, making up 96 percent of employers in the state and employing more than half of the state's workforce. In spite of their importance, we are not giving them the tools they need to grow and attract the best talent.
From the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion nor prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Almost all discussion of "religious liberties" in our nation need to hark back to this simple, yet fundamental, edict in our constitutional history.
I don't understand the battle against health care. As a cancer survivor, I'm uninsurable unless I participate in a group plan through work. When the Affordable Care Act was enacted, I could take early retirement and still be insured.
Erik Larsen's book, "In the Garden of Beasts," is a compelling read as it highlights the life of William E. Dodd, Ph.D., the American ambassador to Germany from 1933-1937. While the book shows us the scandalous behaviors of the ambassador's daughter, it also provides an eerie view into the rise of Nazism in Germany.
Small businesses are the backbone of our state’s economy, making up 96 percent of employers in the state and employing more than half of the state’s workforce. In spite of their importance, we are not giving them the tools they need to grow and attract the best talent.
U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall is playing partisan politics at the expense of all West Virginians. Despite the disastrous Obamacare rollout, Rahall continues to stand by the president in support of this mandate. Why won't Rahall defend his constituents against Obama's failed policies?
Receiving a permit to carry a concealed handgun in West Virginia is a privilege granted only to those of sound mind and a fairly clean police record.