Posts Tagged ‘joe manchin’

Feb
2015
24

Majority of Speakers at WV Committee Hearing Remain Opposed to Prevailing Wage Reform

Majority of Speakers at WV Committee Hearing Remain Opposed to Prevailing Wage Reform
  A West Virginia house committee heard testimony from nearly 30 people — including U.S. Senator Joe Manchin — about a controversial compromise bill that would dramatically alter the state’s prevailing wage system.  The bill started in the Senate as an outright repeal of the prevailing wage before the Republican hand was...
May
2014
7

Manchin on Keystone: “Sooner or Later You’ve Got to Give In to the Will of the People.”

Manchin on Keystone:
  The ultimate Senate showdown on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline may be near, and support among Democrats has grown. This means the go-ahead to begin construction could come sooner than later.   The key for Keystone supporters is to hit the filibuster-proof 60-vote threshold, a number that Democratic Senator Joe Manchin believes is...
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