Hoppy Kercheval
‘Do Something!’ rallying cry for response to violence
When Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine spoke during a vigil for the victims of the deadly mass shooting in Dayton, the crowd began to chant Do something!Professional soccer player Alejandro Bedoya of the Philadelphia Union followed up his score of a goal Sunday by grabbing the on-field microphone and declaring, Hey, Congress, do something now! End gun violence! Lets go!Do something is often what someone says while in panic mode.
August 9, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Hoppy Kercheval
Raising minimum wage doesn’t happen in a vacuum
Heres a loaded question: How much do you think you should be paid for your labor?If youve been in the workforce, then you probably have a pretty good idea of what your skills are worth, and if you operate a business then you know the value of particular jobs.
August 2, 2019 - 7:36 am
Hoppy Kercheval
More tough times reportedly ahead for coal
Coal continues to be a difficult business. Environmental pressures, increased competition from natural gas and renewables, and market conditions mean its harder than ever for coal operators to stay in business.
July 19, 2019 - 7:55 am
Hoppy Kercheval
From the moon to a continuous orbit of outrage
Were approaching the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
July 17, 2019 - 8:04 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Small donations adding up for Dems’ Stephen Smith
It does not take long to review the second quarter campaign financial statement of incumbent Gov.
July 12, 2019 - 7:53 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Cline’s legacy: Success and contributions
Chris Cline had a way of staying one step ahead in the volatile coal business.
July 9, 2019 - 8:08 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Republicans get on same page, finally
It took a while ok, it took six months but Republicans in the state Senate, the House of Delegates and the Republican governor finally got on the same page.
June 25, 2019 - 9:31 am
Hoppy Kercheval
What must we do when a ‘Jobs Act’ creates no jobs
Back in 2001, the West Virginia Legislature passed the West Virginia Jobs Act.
June 21, 2019 - 8:48 am
Hoppy Kercheval
A good time for Justice to play his ‘Trump’ card
Gov. Jim Justice is suffering from a lot of slings and arrows right now.
June 14, 2019 - 9:30 am