Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) said that members of Congress who want Washington, D.C. to become a state "should propose a constitutional amendment and let the people of America vote."
"I can't really tell you one," the Republican West Virginia governor admitted.
The recent burst of legislative activity follows a surge in support for educational choice.
"There's six or seven other Democrats who feel very strongly about this. We have to be competitive," the West Virginia senator said.
As the West Virginia senator has called for more bipartisanship on the For the People Act, he does not feel that a more progressive candidate would pose a challenge for him.
Republican Governor Jim Justice wants to eliminate personal income taxes in the state over the next few years.
"Nobody likes a mask," the GOP West Virginia governor said. "But, for crying out loud, we could be a little more prudent for 30 more days or 45 more days or whatever it took for us to get on rock-solid ground."
"We're going to do the smart thing in West Virginia," Governor Jim Justice said, noting that he'd continue to follow the advice of experts.
An op-ed in 'The Charleston Gazette-Mail' said of the centrist Democrat: "The only person who ever knows what Joe Manchin will do is Joe Manchin."
The Poor People's Campaign held its rally after a fruitless meeting with Manchin last week.
West Virginians advocating for raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour complained that they are "tired of putting the filthy rich in silk beds."
Manchin has said he will support President Joe Biden's proposed stimulus package if it has bipartisan approval.
Trillions of the bugs are due to emerge in parts of the country this spring.
Oreanna Antoinette Myers, 25, shot her three children and two stepchildren at their home near Williamsburg, West Virginia on December 8.
National data shows the state has now administered more doses per capita than anywhere else in the country.
When asked during a TV interview if he believes the January 6 events at the Capitol were in fact an insurrection, the West Virginia senator replied succinctly: "Absolutely, no doubt at all in my mind."
Shannon Harshbarger decided to give the money to the Facing Hunger Foodbank in Huntington, as experts warn of widespread hunger caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Experts told Newsweek the U.S. has tripped up at arguably the most important hurdle of vaccine development: getting shots into people's arms.
Derrick Evans has resigned from his position as a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates after he broke into the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday.
Derrick Evans can be heard in video footage shouting, "We're in, we're in. Derrick Evans is in the Capitol!"
North and South Dakota are among the states that have administered the most number of vaccinations in the country so far.
A 16-year-old boy is also charged with murder after the bodies of four members of the same family, including a three-year-old boy, was discovered inside a home in Elkview, West Virginia.
A relative found four members of the same family—including two children—dead inside a home in Elkview, West Virginia, after going to check on them.
Dramatic drone footage captured a huge fire raging at the Chemours chemical plant in Belle, West Virginia, after an explosion at around 10 p.m.
Reta Mays, whose name was made public Tuesday, was charged with injecting multiple people with excess insulin, resulting in their deaths.
New infections have surged in North Dakota, Montana, Colorado, Minnesota and West Virginia.
The U.S. reported more than 59,000 new infections on July 8, while Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia set single-day records the same day.
Julie Wheeler, 43, of Beckley, West Virginia, will spend 42 months in federal prison and pay restitution of $289,055.07, according to a statement released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Justice.