Earl Ray Tomblin
Secretary Gwinn accomplished much during his tenure, including his role in helping to secure the largest federal grant for a state veteran's cemetery ... I'm truly grateful for his service.
We've been diligent in our decision-making process-analyzing the Supreme Court ruling, asking the tough questions, and obtaining as much information as possible ... We've weighed the options and believe expanding Medicaid is the best choice for West Virginia.More quotes »
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Tomblin proclaims 2013 as 'American Cancer Society Year' to honor organization's 100 years of fighting cancer
CHARLESTON — In honor of the American Cancer Society’s 100th Birthday, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin officially proclaimed the year 2013 as the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society in West Virginia and urged all residents of West Virginia to join 5/23/13 from The Exponent Telegram Read more »
Karen Bowling appointed cabinet secretary of Department of Health and Human Resources
CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed Karen Bowling as Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Health and Human resources, effective, July 1, 2013. "I'm pleased Karen has accepted this opportunity to serve the people of our state," Gov. Tomblin from The Exponent Telegram Read more »
W.Vav. receives federal approval on education flexibility waiver
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Board of Education has received a stamp of approval from the U.S. Department of Education on a proposal seeking relief from certain provisions of federal education law. The West Virginia Board of Education and West Virginia from The Exponent Telegram Read more »
Could next House speaker be Republican?
CHARLESTON — A Republican speaker in the West Virginia House of Delegates? Las Vegas oddsmakers would be in a tizzy over that, but from a mathematical standpoint, it is possible, when delegates gather under the dome in June to replace outgoing Speaker Ri from Beckley Register-Herald Read more »
Thompson to take W.Va. cabinet post
CHARLESTON - The speaker of the House of Delegates will step down in June to become part of the governor's cabinet. Rick Thompson will become cabinet secretary of the Department of Veterans Assistance. The appointment was announced Thursday by Gov. Earl from Parkersburg Sentinel Read more »