The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Local News

May 8, 2013

‘Commonsense’ coming to town near you

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s office will launch its fifth “Commonsense Connections” Week beginning May 20. Representatives from Manchin’s office will make more than 95 stops across West Virginia — traveling to all 55 counties — to meet with constituents, hear their commonsense priorities and concerns and gather their feedback.

“Bringing the government directly to our citizens and knowing their concerns and ideas have always been top priorities for me as a former governor and now as U.S. Senator,” Manchin said. “West Virginians should have access to assistance and that is what ‘Commonsense Connections’ is all about — my staff travels to every corner of the state, to every county, and meets with West Virginians to hear about their personal challenges and suggestions for Washington.”

The list of area stops includes:

Fayette: Thursday, May 23, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Oak Hill Public Library, 611 Main St.

Greenbrier: Thursday, May 23, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Dairy Queen, 203 Kanawha Ave., Rainelle.

McDowell: Tuesday, May 21, 1 to 2 p.m., Keystone City Hall, 144 W. Main St.

Mercer: Tuesday, May 21, 3 to 4 p.m., Princeton-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce, 1522 N. Walker St., Princeton.

Monroe: Friday, May 24, 1 to 2 p.m.; Monroe County Courthouse, 350 Main St., Union.

Nicholas: Tuesday, May 21, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Nicholas County Courthouse, 700 Main St., Summersville.

Raleigh: Monday, May 20, 3 to 4 p.m.; Marsh Fork Public Library, 9802 Coal River Road, Naoma.

Summers: Friday, May 24, 10 to 11 a.m.; Hinton City Hall, 322 Summers St.

Wyoming: Tuesday, May 21, 10 to 11 a.m.; Mullens City Hall, 316 Moran Ave.


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