Author: Stephanie Alvaro & Jensen Mills

Fact-check: Taking Stock of Small Businesses’ Impact on the W.Va. Economy

How big a deal are small businesses in West Virginia? Pretty big, according to a recent article in WVNews. The article, published March 30, 2019, quoted Nikki Bowmar, a spokeswoman for the West Virginia district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration, saying that “there are approximately 114,391 small businesses in […]

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Fact-check: Is Donald Trump’s Approval Rating Highest of All in West Virginia?

During a recent interview with Bloomberg television, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was asked about how his constituents feel about the government shutdown and the immigration policy dispute that caused it. In the Jan. 8 interview — conducted a few weeks before President Donald Trump and congressional leaders ended the shutdown — Manchin […]

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