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Lissa Lucas

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money in politics

Ken Ward on the Antero Project

Ken Ward writes: "When lawmakers passed and Tomblin signed a 2011 law aimed at better regulating oil and gas drilling, they weakened some provisions of it that would have provided more protections for residents near gas production operations. State officials said they would study those issues and could come back to them later. The studies were done, and recommended more protections, but the law hasn’t been updated based on the findings... "

Landsplaining

The governor is quoted as commending Antero's project. But a quick check shows me that among his campaign donors were the President and CFO of Antero, Glen Warren Jr; Paul Rady (Chairman and CEO); his wife Katy; the Senior Vice President Steven Woodward...

Get the money out

We need the money out of both parties. Everyone knows it, but we don't seem to be able to do it. Why? because the parties aren't putting up honest people, by and large.