West Virginia

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"There's many of us in West Virginia that did not vote for Donald Trump."
"I'm here because I can't watch our democracy and our country fall into disrepair, to fall apart, and become a plutocracy."
Nika Knight, staff writer
Coal executive responsible for deadly mine explosion tells President Donald...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Public News Service reporter Dan Heyman was arrested in the West Virginia State Capitol.
"First time I've ever been arrested for asking a question. First time I've ever...


The over-reaching, over-regulating, money-grubbing feds at OSHA have fined Freedom Industries an exorbitant $11,000 for last January's massive spill of coal cleaning chemicals that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe water, one in five people with health problems and local businesses down about $61 million. Oh yes, and the "clean-up" site is still leaking - twice last month - but Freedom, which has conveniently declared "bankruptcy," says it's only because of "heavy rain" and who could've...