Month: November 2010

  • Nov. Natural Resources Report to the State Board

    Legislative Proposals Here is the Environmental Council’s #1 2011 legislative priority – Marcellus Shale Drilling plus the need for more inspectors. Other items they will be following will be the Water Quality Standards Rule, Ending Coal Slurry Injection, Regulation of Coal Ash, and Renewable Energy Incentives. The Water Quality Standards Rule (see state board report, […]

  • Supreme Court Public Financing Pilot Project Press Conference

    Kathy Stolz spoke on behalf of WV League of Women Voters at this press conference put together by Natalie Tennants office.  The Supreme Court public financing pilot project would provide funding to participating candidates for the 2012 Supreme Court races. Supreme Court Public Financing Pilot Project Press Conference from SoS Natalie Tennant on Vimeo.

  • Special Interests

    In this year’s elections, secret money ran rampant.  Corporations and unions were able to spend unlimited amounts, without having to disclose their expenditures, to support or oppose candidates.  If we’re going to scrub our democracy clean with a strong dose of transparency that eliminates this kind of spending in our elections then we need action […]