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Bray comments on proposed fee increases in Charleston, WV

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Often times, government leaders get finances all wrong.  More>>

Bray comments on new findings about MCHM's toxicity

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Just how toxic is MCMH, the chemical that poisoned the water for more that 300,000 people? More>>

Bray comments on the announce of more mines being idled

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This is a rough time for the coal industry in West Virginia and across the country.Just this week we learned that Cliffs Natural Resources is going to idle its Pinnacle Mine.Coal is a vital part of West Virginia's march toward prosperity, but, as we are learning in a very painful way, it can't be the only thing.How many announcements of this kind do we have to hear before our legislators wake up and do something to diversify our state's economy? More>>

Bray comments on the water crisis

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The water situation has not been easy, but I have to say that I'm proud of the way we've responded. More>>