Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's Public Statements


Full Name: Earl Ray Tomblin
Current Office: Governor, Democratic
First Appointed: 11/15/2010
Last Appointed: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Joanne; 1 Child: Brent
Birth Date: 03/15/1952
Birth Place: Logan County, WV
Home City: Chapmanville, WV
Religion: Presbyterian
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Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility Issue Position: Improving West Virginia's Education System Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility Issue Position: Conquering Substance Abuse in West Virginia Issue Position: Bringing Jobs to the Mountain State 8/14/14 Governor Tomblin Announces West Virginia to Receive Grant Funding for Workforce Development 8/07/14 Manchin, Tomblin, Rahall Pleased NIH Releases Details on Research Studies of Chemicals Spilled in Elk River 7/31/14 Governor Tomblin Issues Statement Following Alpha WARN Notice Announcement 7/30/14 Governor Tomblin Joins West Virginia Miners at Rally to Support American Energy 7/25/14 Governor Tomblin Welcomes New Orleans Saints and Fans to West Virginia 7/24/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Tenth Consecutive Reduction in Workers' Comp Rates 7/23/14 Manchin Announces Additional Testing of Chemicals Spilled in Kanawha Valley 7/22/14 Governor Tomblin Names New Head of West Virginia State Park System, DNR Law Enforcement Chief 7/17/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Formation of Task Force on Juvenile Justice 7/17/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Harry Reid, Majority Leader; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Export-Import Bank 7/16/14 Rising to the ChalleNGe 7/15/14 Governor Tomblin Hosts Nationwide Launch of Bon Appetit Appalachia Culinary Map 7/11/14 Governor Tomblin Shares West Virginia's Economic Successes During NGA Committee Work Session 7/10/14 Governor Tomblin Names Hopkins to Serve as Head of Business and Industrial Development 7/07/14 Governor Tomblin Urges Congress to Resolve Highway Trust Fund Shortfall 6/30/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Two West Virginia Junior Golfers to Play at the Greenbrier Classic 6/30/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Appointments to West Virginia School Building Authority 6/18/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Review of West Virginia's Juvenile Justice System 6/16/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Chesapeake Executive Council Partnership 6/12/14 Governor Tomblin Highlights Progress, Success of Justice Reinvestment Initiative 6/04/14 Governor Tomblin Encourages All West Virginians to Prepare for Potential Severe Weather 6/04/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Fitch Affirms A+ Stable Rating on Lottery, Excess Lottery Revenue Bonds 6/02/14 Governor Tomblin Addresses New Rules Related to Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Existing Power Plants 5/30/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Action on Special Session Legislation 5/23/14 Governor Tomblin Encourages West Virginians to Honor Military Members, Veterans this Memorial Day 5/22/14 Governor Tomblin Announces $1.2 Million in Justice Reinvestment Treatment Supervision Grant Awards 5/22/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Successful SBA Bond Sale 5/21/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Legislation Completing Action During 2nd Special Session 5/19/14 Governor Tomblin Announces West Virginia Schools Selected for Toyota bornlearning Academies® Pilot Project 5/16/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Moody's and S&P Reaffirm Positive, Stable Ratings on Excess Lottery Revenue Bonds 5/05/14 Work Continues on Governor Tomblin's After Action Review of Response to Water Crisis 4/29/14 Governor Tomblin Issues Statement Following Recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling 4/25/14 Governor Tomblin Announces West Virginia's Four Year Campuses, Community Technical Colleges to Help Ease Student Credit Transfer Process 4/24/14 Governor Tomblin Announces National Emergency Grant Funding to Support Displaced Mine Workers 4/24/14 Governor Tomblin Announces Formation of STEM Council, Addresses Council at Inaugural Meeting 4/23/14 Governor Tomblin Issues Statement Regarding Planned Construction of Natural Gas Plant in Marshall County 4/22/14 Governor Tomblin Recognizes National Green Ribbon School Award Recipients 4/15/14 Governor Tomblin, DMV Acting Commissioner Announce New Online Services 4/14/14 Governor Tomblin Proclaims April as National Safe Digging Month 4/10/14 Column - Supporting the Spouses of Those Who Serve 4/09/14 Governor Tomblin Signs Military Spousal Licensure Bill, House Bill 4151 4/04/14 Governor and First Lady Tomblin Honor Memory of 29 Miners Lost in the UBB Mine Disaster 4/01/14 Governor Tomblin, President Kessler, Speaker Miley Issue Statements on HB 4283 Relating to Minimum Wage 4/01/14 Governor Tomblin Signs SB 373, The Water Resources Protection Act 3/31/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Funding for Black Lung Clinic Program