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Finance Chairmen: Natural Gas Severance Taxes Too Volatile to Properly Fund PEIA

MEMBER'S PRESS RELEASE Release date: 06/27/2018 Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323 Craig Blair Eric Nelson Finance Chairmen: Natural Gas Severance Taxes Too Volatile to Properly Fund PEIA CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Chairmen of the Legislature’s two Finance Committees today said increasing severance taxes on natural gas would be the wrong way to properly fund the Public Employees Ins...

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Governor Tomblin Announces Two Community and Technical Colleges Receive $100,000 in Grants from Dominion Foundation

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, joined by Chancellor Skidmore of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia and Robert Orndorff of Dominion Power, today presented West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) and West Virginia University at Parkersburg (WVU-P) $50,000 each from the Dominion Foundation. "As new extraction methods are used in the Marcellus Shale region, advanced weld...

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Governor Tomblin Announces Natural Gas Vehicles for State Fleet Out to Bid

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced bids for the 2013 model year statewide motor vehicle contract will include compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled vehicles. This comes as a request from his Natural Gas Vehicle Task Force. After awarded, this contract will make available 36 different types and sized vehicles for state agencies and local governments in West Virginia. Of the 36 different types and...

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