West Virginia

State Correspondent

Tamar Auber

Income Inequality

West Virginians are in pain, and it’s killing us

West Virginia has become the unfortunate poster child for the opioid epidemic in recent years, especially after President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a public health crisis in late October. Yet sadly, the state's very public struggle with addiction is only…
Income Inequality

Gov. Jim Justice, West Virginia’s richest man, will benefit most from GOP tax plan


Latest Articles


Convicted coal baron Don Blankenship has former miner stump for him, bash Obama and the MSHA

Gun violence

‘The NRA will always stay’: WV mayor speaks out on the realities of gun control in a deep red state


Donations flood in for WV candidate ejected from Capitol for calling out corporate donors

Joe Manchin tried to get Senators to sign a civility pledge. It did not go over well.

Reproductive health

WV lawmakers want to make it harder for poor women to get an abortion

‘Washington sucks’: WV’s Joe Manchin responds to Pence attacking him on his own turf


Don Blankenship releases ‘secret’ MSHA emails, says they prove a mine disaster cover-up


Convicted coal baron Don Blankenship trots out sister of mine disaster victim to claim he’s innocent

Drug policy

Trump promised to stop the opioid crisis. He has no idea how to do it.


WV’s Joe Manchin ditches Democrats to beef up bipartisan credentials

Legal news

Bending Toward Justice: Some states will do anything to overturn Roe v. Wade