Capito: FCCc broadband annual report shows progress, data maps still need improvement

Senator Shelley Moore Capito

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), member of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee and co-chair of the Senate Broadband Caucus, today announced the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently released their 2020 Broadband Deployment Report. Overall, the report shows progress has been made in better connecting communities across the country, however, […]

Approximately 3k people apply for absentee ballots in Upshur County


BUCKHANNON – The deadline to submit an absentee-by-mail application for the June 9, 2020 West Virginia Primary Election is June 3. Once the voter receives her or his ballot, she or he marks the absentee ballot according to the instructions […]

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West Virginia records 50th death attributed to COVID-19 on Saturday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced three new deaths caused by COVID-19 on Saturday, pushing the state total to 50. Thirty-three new known cases of the virus were also confirmed Saturday, the biggest single-day increase since April 22. “The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 5 […]

Manchin, Capito announce opportunity for additional relief funding for higher education institutions across West Virginia

Sen Joe Manchin

Charleston, WV – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the eligibility for additional relief funding for higher-education institutions across West Virginia. This emergency funding is made available through the U.S. Department of Education, which received additional funding in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and […]

West Virginia University, divisional campuses, plans to open for fall, holds line on tuition, fees for ’20-’21 year

(Editor’s note: A letter from President Gee to the Mountaineer Community is also be available Envisioning a return of students to its three campuses in the fall, the West Virginia University Board of Governors announced Friday (May 1) that base tuition and fees will remain unchanged for the academic year beginning in August.  “We have every hope and […]