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Statement from Senate President Craig Blair Regarding Kanawha Circuit Court Decision on Senate District 8 Candidate

(LOOTPRESS) Senate President Craig Blair (R-Berkeley) released the following statement regarding this week’s decision in Kanawha Circuit Court on Senate District 8:. “This week’s outrageous decision by Judge Bloom is insulting to the very institution of free and fair elections. For an activist judge to issue an order that directly subverts the will of hundreds of voters is a terrifying precedent, and one that no West Virginian should tolerate. West Virginia’s election law clearly provides a process for challenging the certification of a candidate, and that deadline for challenge passed nearly three months ago. It is unconscionable that this judge ignored that established process already in code and choose to put his thumb on the scale to affect an election’s outcome.
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Senate President Craig Blair and House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw Respond to Recent Proposal to Suspend State’s Gasoline Tax

Senate President Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, joined with House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, in responding to the recent proposal by the Minority leadership from the Senate and House of Delegates to suspend West Virginia’s 35.7-cent gasoline tax for 30 days: “Every single member of the Legislature is sympathetic to the pain West Virginians are feeling at […] The post Senate President Craig Blair and House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw Respond to Recent Proposal to Suspend State’s Gasoline Tax appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Statement from Senate President Craig Blair regarding pay raise for state employees

“Our state employees have been a major part of helping us rebuild West Virginia’s economy. Without their dedication, especially throughout the last two years, there is no way our state would be seeing the kind of growth, prosperity, and success that we have. Through every department and agency, in every school, in every area of West Virginia, our state employees have worked together under unprecedented and challenging circumstances to get the job done.
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