(WV) If SB9 Passes, it will be illegal to take this picture…

    URGENT: The WV Senate has proposed a bill that makes it ILLEGAL to use a UAV (drone) to take aerial photos and videos of coal mines and gas infrastructure. HELP STOP THIS CENSORSHIP. Senate Bill 9 is up for a vote as soon as TOMORROW (Wednesday). Please call and/or email the WV Senate …

West Virginia Bill Would Block Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments

CHARLESTON, W.V. (Jan. 25, 2016) – A bill introduced in the West Virginia House of Delegates this month would block unconstitutional foreign deployments of the state’s national guard troops, effectively restoring the Founders’ framework for state-federal balance on the Guard. House Bill 2168 (HB2168), the Defend the Guard Act, was introduced by Del. Pat McGeehan …

Coal Miners Sign Class Action Lawsuit Against EPA

      MOUNDSVILLE - Laid off coal miners, and some still employed, are compiling signatures for a class-action lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Air Act. The petition currently has thousands of signatures. Those coal miners from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania met on Sunday at the Moundsville Eagles Hall from noon …

$1.5B worth of marijuana confiscated in Appalachia

  By Roger Alford on December 05, 2012 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies confiscated more than $1.5 billion worth of marijuana this year in central Appalachia, a region where widespread unemployment may be turning some people to pot farming. Ed Shemelya, head of marijuana eradication in the Appalachian High …