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From the Desk of Senator Cann – March 5th, 2014

We are approaching the final week of session here in Charleston. Crossover day has passed and the Senate is now only considering legislation that has been sent over from the House of Delegates. The Senate was able to pass a substantial amount of legislation over to the House before the conclusion of Crossover Day. I am confident that the House will More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Through The Veil

By: Joseph J. Mazzella My two sons have Autism. It makes life difficult for them on even the best days. The condition is insidious. It hurts them and chains them in so many ways. Even though they are both full grown More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Hummingbirds & Thistledown

By Quindora Dobbins In a country not so far away there were new headlines reporting concerns of what was going on, no one could figure it out. Scientist studied it but came to no conclusion as to the cause of the More...

By James R. Paxton On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Who is this Jesus?

The most famous and perhaps the most well name in all the world is the name of Jesus. To some it is a casual name used in cursing. To some it is the name of some historical figure of long ago. Still, to others it More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Echo From the Hills – March 5th, 2014

“Oh, I wish that the winter would go, and I wish that the summer would come, and away from the tents on the hill, the little brown bees would hum. And the robins their pipes would trill and the woodpecker beat More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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From the Desk of Delegate Perry – February 26th, 2014

The 2nd Regular Session of the 81st Legislature is in the homestretch with only 16 days of the 60-day session remaining. Monday was the last day bills could be introduced in both the House and the Senate. The only More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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From the Desk of Delegate Walker – February 26th, 2014

The Legislature is nearing the point in the Regular Session where we can no longer discuss bills in the house of origin.  “Cross-over” Day, as it is called, is the last day we can discuss House bills in the More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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From the Desk of Senator Facemire – February 26th, 2014

Last week, the Pseudoephedrine Prescription Bill and the West Virginia Future Fund were passed in the Senate and moved to the House for further consideration. Senate Bill 6 was debated and amended on the floor, More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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From the Desk of Senator Cann – February 26th, 2014

We are in the final two weeks of the 2014 Legislative Session and next Wednesday marks “Crossover Day” here at the Capitol. Crossover Day signifies the last day to pass bills out of their originating chamber. More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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Echo from the Hills – February 26th, 2014

Sunlight is streaming down on hills that have been covered with snow for so long, lifting the spirits and making glad the heart. It is amazing how quickly the snow melts away, leaving the meadows basking in the More...