H. Charles Maddy: Breaking from the partisan pack for WV's benefit (Gazette)
Amid all the political noise and partisan bickering coming out of Washington these days, something very unusual just happened in the U.S. Senate that West Virginians should know about.
A bipartisan group of 22 senators — 10 Republicans, 11 Democrats and 1 Independent — agreed to sponsor legislation that would make the first substantial reforms to the nation’s banking system since 2010.
The deal didn’t dominate the news cycle or fill the front pages but, if it can clear Congress, it promises to spur economic growth and job creation in West Virginia and across the country. Read more.