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He has also contributed to NPR's newscasts upon three occasions thus far—covering the natural gas line explosion in Sissonville in December, U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller's announcement that he won't seek reelection in 2014 and the murder of Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum. In June 2013, his ...
Innerviews: Fred Stottlemyer. In 1979, the groundbreaking for the Teays Valley sewer system produced this photo of Fred Stottlemyer (right) with Gov. Jay Rockefeller and Mayo Lester, the contractor and first president of the area's Chamber of Commerce. Courtesy photo. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print ...

After Sandy Hook a bill with bipartisan support to study the impact of violent video games on children was introduced by Senator Jay Rockefeller, D-West Virginia. The Entertainment Software Association lobbied against the bill, which later died, and said at the time that "extensive research has already been ...
Jay Rockefeller and was poet laureate until her death in 1993. Of McNeill's work, Rockefeller said, “she excels when she takes pen in hand and lets one share the emotions that sparks our travel on the road to statehood.” McNeill was inducted into the West Virginia University Academy of Distinguished ...
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - Satruday at West Virginia Wesleyan College, the ENGAGE Conference of Leadership for Change was held. The event is geared toward high school and college students who are passionate about developing their leadership skills to affect positive social change in their ...
Jay Rockefeller, for whom she worked on the Hill as a young college graduate. She's also received money from other alumni of the Clinton campaign. Republicans are confident the 2nd District will remain theirs in November. “The last thing West Virginia needs is another vote to make Nancy Pelosi Speaker ...

Jay Rockefeller and was poet laureate until her death in 1993. McNeill was inducted into the West Virginia University Academy of Distinguished Alumni and in 1989 was awarded an honorary doctorate in the humanities. Admission to the presentation is $4 for members of the Friends of Blennerhassett and ...
In 2009, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) introduced legislation that would have converted the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), the long-standing and respected Congressional advisory group on Medicare, into an executive branch commission with specific savings targets and more ...
After Sandy Hook a bill with bipartisan support to study the impact of violent video games on children was introduced by Senator Jay Rockefeller, D-West Virginia. The Entertainment Software Association lobbied against the bill, which later died, and told CBS News at the time that "extensive research has ...
In 1984, the EPA discovers PCB contamination at 260,000 parts per million (ppm) of PCBs at Shaffer's Equipment Co. in Minden. EPA lists 1 ppm as a level that requires action. From 1984 to 1987, in two separate cleanup actions, EPA removes PCB-contaminated barrels, tankers and soil from Shaffer's.
Jay Rockefeller, for whom she worked on the Hill as a young college graduate. She's also received money from other alumni of the Clinton campaign. Republicans are confident the 2nd District will remain theirs in November. “The last thing West Virginia needs is another vote to make Nancy Pelosi Speaker ...
Finn Partners managing partner Scott Widmeyer has been named chief strategy officer of the global independent agency's D.C. office in a bid to bolster that outpost's ongoing growth. Widmeyer, who formerly led press secretary duties for former WV Governor (and later Senator) Jay Rockefeller as well as ...
Jay Rockefeller arranged to have the U.S. Counsel in Barbados fly into St. Vincent to get Truby out. Our reporting and subsequent media pressure forced a trial for the couple, who had been languishing in dreadful prison conditions. Truby returned to cover the trial. A St. Vincent court quickly freed the couple ...
CHIP was intended to provide coverage to children in working families where the parents didn't have employer-provided health insurance, something which is all too common. Our then Senator Jay Rockefeller played a key role in getting CHIP passed. In the spirit of the "new federalism" that prevailed at the ...
Referred to as a practical visionary, Rosenworcel has been called “unbelievably brilliant” by former U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller. She “sees things out in the future, and she sees how they'll intersect,” Rockefeller said. Rosenworcel will share some of that practical knowledge and visionary perspective in ...
Referred to as a practical visionary, Rosenworcel has been called “unbelievably brilliant” by former U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller. She “sees things out in the future, and she sees how they'll intersect,” Rockefeller said. Rosenworcel will share some of that practical knowledge and visionary perspective in ...
Jay Rockefeller played a key role in getting CHIP passed. In the spirit of the "new federalism" that prevailed at the time, enacting and expanding CHIP was a state option. It took a bit of a fight - in which churchwomen played a key role - but the West Virginia Legislature moved to enact the program in 1998.

She was appointed poet laureate by Governor Jay Rockefeller in 1979, holding that title until her death in 1993. Jan. 9, 1986: The first instant "scratch" lottery tickets were sold in West Virginia. Voters had approved the lottery amendment to the state constitution two years before. Jan. 9, 2014: Hazardous ...
Former Sen. Jay Rockefeller said Nyden “was that kind of tough reporter who cut his teeth when journalism was more about coffee and ink and deadlines than social media and 24-hour news.” Nyden, a native of New York, came to West Virginia in 1970 following the murder of United Mine Workers leader ...
David Rockefeller, his generation's last surviving member, died in 2017, and Jay Rockefeller, who served as West Virginia's senator for 30 years, retired in 2015, leaving behind descendants who are academics, aspiring novelists, digital marketers, green architects, couture equestrianwear designers, and ...
Jay Rockefeller said Nyden “was that kind of tough reporter who cut his teeth when journalism was more about coffee and ink and deadlines than social media and 24-hour news.” Rockefeller called Nyden “an institution at the Gazette” and said he “was a fighter with words for West Virginia, and a wonderful ...
... West Virginia University, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, Legislator, Secretary Of State, Governor, U.S. Senator, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard Professor, Elizabeth Hallanan, One of America's Few Female Federal Judges, Jennifer Garner, Actress and Catherine Johnson, recipient of Presidential Medal Of Freedom.
Jones' office announced Gresham and a number of senior staff hires on Tuesday. Mark Libell, formerly an assistant congressional liaison for the Federal Reserve Board who also worked for Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and former Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), will be legislative director. Ann Berry, a ...
Bill Bradley of New Jersey, Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia and Hillary Clinton of New York who “built reputations for not playing superstar all the time. Al did that.” Franken was a quick study in the Capitol. After just a few weeks in office, he managed to pass with broad, bipartisan support a bill that provided ...
JAY ROCKEFELLER, legislator, secretary of state, governor and U.S. senator. 1992 — LYELL and BUCKNER CLAY, HAZEL RUBY McQUAIN, CHARLIE ERICKSON, JOAN C. EDWARDS and other philanthropists; “The Givers” who support West Virginia projects. 1993 — WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY ...
In 1969, Mr. Thaw was appointed Deputy Secretary of State by Jay Rockefeller and as such was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Secretary of State's Office and fulfilled the Secretary of State's duties on the WV State Building Commission. He served as the Director of Manpower Planning at ...
He went on to work for Democratic Gov. and later U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller and Republican Gov. Arch Moore. He served as the deputy secretary of state and as the state director of the Comprehensive Employment Training Act (later known as the Job Training Partnership Act that has since been repealed).
James Reid spent 17 years on Capitol Hill. He was former Chief of Staff to Sen. John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee and sponsor of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 that created the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). Currently, Reid ...
Yeager Airport on Thursday celebrated 15 years of nonstop flights to Houston by offering mechanical bull rides, raffling off airline tickets to the Texas city, and announcing the move to an all-jet fleet of aircraft serving airport passengers on all 18 daily flights starting in January. Kanawha County Commission ...
Jessica Martinez joins form the House Energy & Commerce Committee Democratic staff, where she had been outreach and member services coordinator. That will make the second Jessica and former Hill staffer in the office. Rosenworcel was once a top advisor to Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.).
Born in Chattaroy, West Virginia, he was the youngest of nine children from John and Opal Preece. A 1971 graduate of Williamson High School, he later earned degrees from West Virginia University. Les would go on to work for Governor Jay Rockefeller, where he developed a lifelong love for politics.
Jay Rockefeller, FirstNet's biggest proponent in Congress, indicated that more federal funds could be allocated to FirstNet in the future, but the political evolution on Capitol Hill quickly revealed that would not be the case. To outside observers, FirstNet appeared to be a severely underfunded project.
Jay Rockefeller once said, “Being a member of the state board is time-consuming and has virtually no monetary reward. Yet the responsibility and the importance to our state is almost unmatched. Practically every decision that a board member makes is a difficult one, especially during times of inadequate ...
She was appointed poet laureate by Governor Jay Rockefeller in 1979, holding that title until her death in 1993. Jan. 9, 1986: The first instant “scratch” lottery tickets were sold in West Virginia. Voters had approved the lottery amendment to the state constitution two years before. Jan. 9, 2014: Hazardous ...
Legislative director Mark Libell held the same job with standard-brand Democratic senator Jay Rockefeller. His deputy, Katie Campbell, was policy director for the House Blue Dogs. But what she and the other two hires have in common is that they are Alabama Democrats who know this could be their only ...
Jay Rockefeller and Republican Gov. Arch Moore. He served as the deputy secretary of state and as the state director of the Comprehensive Employment Training Act (later known as the Job Training Partnership Act that has since been repealed). He was the presiding judge of the state Racing Commission ...
Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., speaks about a bill to eliminate mine safety disclosures for investors in publicly traded mining companies.
The regulation was included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulatory law after being introduced by then-Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., and late ...
Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), according to the registration, joins Covington & Burling and Williams & Jensen in representing Bombardier on the ...
Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., and late Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., pushed for the section in light of the 2010 Upper Big Branch mine explosion that ...
Jay Rockefeller and U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd. “That is a very uncomfortable position for the Legislature to be in,” Carenbauer said of having to ...
Jay Rockefeller, EPA returned to Minden and discovered additional PCB contamination, leading to a third clean-up effort. EPA agents placed a ...
He recalled that former Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), who retired last year, “had a career of bashing the cruise industry” during his ...
Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) took note of the Minden situation, EPA returned to Minden in 1990 and found additional soil contamination at Shaffer ...
J.), Daschle (D-S.D.), Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.), Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and John Breaux (D-La.). Photo by Reuters.
... nuptials of his daughter, Sharon Percy, and oil heir Jay Rockefeller, ... relations for the 1967 wedding of Sharon Percy and Jay Rockefeller.
There also were pictures of our parents with U.S. senators Robert C. Byrd and Jay Rockefeller and Congressmen Robert and Alan Mollohan at ...
Jay Rockefeller and others, EPA agreed to return to Minden. EPA found more PCB contamination and led a clean-up effort. Meanwhile, ATSDR ...
Jay Rockefeller got involved. In 2016 Marsh and Gee led the university to buy the former Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute, ...
... from across the United States, such as $2,000 from John D. "Jay" Rockefeller IV of Washington, the former U.S. senator from West Virginia.


 

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