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GOP Tax Reform: What’s In It For Appalachia?

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In the early hours on Saturday, the Senate passed the GOP’s tax reform bill. The vote fell primarily along party lines, with all 48 Democrats voting against the bill, alongside the sole Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee. The final version of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was sent to Senate members only hours before the… Read More

W. Va. Flooding Updates: Confirmed Fatalities, State of Emergency Expansion

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A West Virginia official says there are confirmed fatalities from flooding that has devastated parts of the state. Chris Stadelman, who’s Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s communications director, said Friday morning that three people died in Kanawha County. He didn’t have details and said the numbers don’t include a young boy who crews have been looking for… Read More