West Virginia


West Virginia Candidate Removed From hearing After Speaking Out Against Oil & Gas Drilling Legislation

February 12, 2018

During her testimony, Lissa Lucas spoke about her opposition to a bill that would require the approval of only 75 percent of landowners for oil and gas companies to drill on private land, according to the Huffington Post.

Currently, 100 percent of landowners in the state need to give approval, it added.

Press Coverage

Corporate $$$ = Free Political Speech Two Brothers Can't Take It Sitting Down

September 27, 2010

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Unable to take it anymore, two retired brothers from California are walking across the country to protest court decisions they say have given far too much political power to corporations. They entered West Virginia on Sunday, on their way to Washington, D.C., and are in Charleston today.