10/22/2013 - The Associated Press
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia governor's office wants more flexibility to respond to federal government shutdowns, saying Monday that state services would have been affected during the most recent closure if federal funding had been cut off for more than a month.
10/22/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Dave Boucher.
BECKLEY - Administrators at the Beckley Veterans Affairs Medical Center know their hospital prescribes powerful painkillers at some of the highest rates in the nation.
10/22/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail
SOUTH CHARLESTON - Thomas Memorial Hospital will have an emergency preparedness drill from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday.
10/22/2013 - WV Metro News. By Jeff Jenkins.
CHARLESTON - State Budget Director Mike McKown apologized to a group of state lawmakers for possibly ruining their sunny Monday afternoon with news about the state budget.
10/22/2013 - WV Metro News
CHARLESTON - President Obama said Monday that the website Americans are supposed to use to sign up for health insurance “hasn’t worked as smoothly as it was supposed to work.”
10/21/2013 - The Associated Press. By Julie Pace.
WASHINGTON, DC - Last week, President Barack Obama gathered some of his top advisers in the Oval Office to discuss the problem-plagued rollout of his health care legislation. He told his team the administration had to own up to the fact that there were no excuses for not having the health care website ready to operate on Day One.
10/21/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Lori Kersey.
CHARLESTON - Technical difficulties are still plaguing the federal website for health insurance sign up, but that hasn't stopped dozens of Charleston's homeless residents and others from signing up for health insurance over the last two weeks.