West Virginia Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced on Wednesday $1,648,653 from the Federal Emergency Management Administration to assist the Mountain State in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led a six-state coalition in writing a letter that encourages President Joe Biden to be mindful of the Constitution’s separation of powers and the authority of sovereign states relative to that of the federal government.
"We take serious issue with the fact that a mayor, elected to represent ALL of Staunton would invoke the words of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to publically align herself with those whom King would vehemently condemn," the Staunton NAACP said via a press release.
Some people in Virginia are already thinking about getting their second dose of the coronavirus vaccines. As they wait for an appointment, the commonwealth’s vaccine coordinator is easing their minds about whether or not there will be enough vaccine for the second dose of the shot.
"There is so much poultry here, you know, the modern turkey was bred and came from this area. With poultry being as large as it is here, we have a pretty big footprint nationally but also globally, so it’s important to make sure you get these poultry producers the assistance that they need,” Brian Carpenter, Program Technician with the Rockingham-Page FSA, said.