West Virginia Teen Wins GOP Primary

West Virginia Teen Wins GOP Primary

Less than a month before graduating from high school, a West Virginia teen has won her first election. 17-year-old Saira Blair ran in the Republican primary for state delegate and beat the incumbent state lawmaker Larry Krump in what might be the best graduation present ever. Some have pointed to Blair’s high level of accomplishment […]

Fracking Has Benefited Local Unions and Trade Workers

Fracking Has Benefited Local Unions and Trade Workers

Fracking has benefited local unions and trade workers in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. After years of watching nonunion workers take on fracking jobs in the oil and gas fields of the Utica Shale and Marcellus, unions have found jobs supporting the growing industry. During the early days of shale drilling, unions complained about the lack […]