I would never abdicate, nor would I expect any other governor to abdicate, the responsibility to protect the people of my state.
Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that's not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.
Our workers comp debt is the Achilles heel of our state's economy, and I firmly believe that in order to create more good jobs in West Virginia this system must be fixed and it must be fixed now. We cannot afford to wait even one more minute.
I know firsthand how agonizing waiting can be.
I'm a defender of the Second Amendment to the Constitution.
I don't know anyone in the hunting or sporting arena that goes out with an assault rifle.
I can assure you that my wife and I - every penny of income we've ever had, our taxes were paid in West Virginia.