Latest Jay Rockefeller Stories

2008-10-07 21:00:28

By GEORGE HOHMANN The financial rescue package approved by Congress and signed into law by President Bush last week contains more than a billion dollars in federal tax incentives for the coal industry. In a statement issued following Senate passage last Tuesday, Sen.

2008-08-26 15:01:07

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 16th, 2008, the new $30 million Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) located on the campus on West Virginia University and founded in honor of U.S.

2008-07-31 15:00:48

By Jake Stump, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. Jul. 31--CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Clean coal and carbon capture are two key elements to cracking the ongoing energy crisis, say members of West Virginia's congressional delegation. Democratic Sen.

2008-07-10 00:00:05

WASHINGTON _ The Senate overwhelmingly approved a foreign intelligence surveillance bill Wednesday that sets new terms for how the government can spy on suspected terrorists and provides retroactive immunity to telecommunications companies for participating in the government's program to eavesdrop on Americans without warrants following the Sept.

2006-02-27 20:51:50

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - A senior Democratic senator plans to force a series of votes on indecency legislation when the Senate Commerce Committee takes up a broad-based telecommunications reform bill in the spring, an aide said Monday. Sens.

2004-11-30 12:00:10

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new drug treatments for Alzheimer's disease, developed at the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI), have won patent protection and could be available for testing by volunteer patients in the next several months.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.