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Page 12 ---The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004 Family child in Governor's Race and taxes workshops Democratic gubematorialcandidate drugs with the Jackson Plan to Create The U.S. Small Business Adminis- from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.n~kJan. Lloyd Jackson officially filed for the a Wholesale Drug Program," Jackson tration (SBA) and Mountain Child 30, Elkins Days Inn, Room B, EIRins governor's race by submitting papers said. Care Agency will be offering work- from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with the West Virginia Secretary of Jackso noted that he is a small busi- shops at various locations throughout These workshops are free and open State. nessman who knows how to create the month of January. These work- to the public. Call to register and Jackson, a Lincoln County native, jobs. shops will be geared toward home- confirm the meeting (in case of in- isaformerSenateeducationchairand "We've got to fight hard to grow based small businesses, child care and clement weather) to Patricia Carr at former member of the State Board of this economy to make a better West micro lending. 304-637-2840 or 1-877-862-3130 or Education. Virginia." The focus of these workshops will patriciacarr@wvdhhr.org. Specialar- Jackson said his priorities, ifelected During the campaign, Jackson will be on the requirements and regula- rangements for the handicapped can governor, include using his expertise announce 10 major policy initiatives tions on child care laws, taxes and be made by calling the above name in the field of education for the chil- for a better West Virginia. Two--- small micro-loans. Sharon Weaver and number. dren of West Virginia, helping se- Jackson'swholesaleprescriptiondrug from the SBA will be conducting For more information on the pro- niors control prescription drug costs, program and a West Virginia water workshops, gram and services offered by the SBA, and standing up for working families, policy---have already beenannounced Workshops will be held on the fol- contact Sharon Weaver at 304-623- "Not only have I stood up for with widespread postive reaction, lowing dates, locations and times: 5631 or email wokring families, I have voted for A policy to curb the rising cost of Jan. 13, Upshur County Public Li- Sharon.weaver@sba~gov. working families during my career in insurance was released Monday. brary from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.; Jan. All SBA programs are extended to the Legislature. No one questions While serving in the State Senate, 20, Louis Bennett Memorial Library, the public on a non-discriminatory wbere I've stood over the years when Jackson authored the legislation to Weston, from 11 am.until I p.m.;Jan, basis. it comes to fighting for the working create the PROMISE Scholarship and 21, Elkins Days Inn, room B, Elkins l,eople of West Virginia. I have a created a voluntary 4-year-old early proven record for the workers of the education program in West virginia, igh MountainStateofwhichlamproud." In addition, Jackson managed both of Bill yes nurses r t to say "citizens of west Virginia need a GovernorGastonCaperton'ssuccess- Governor whonotonlycaresabout fulgubernatorialcampaigns, no to forced overtime their problems, but one who will do He resides in Lincon County with something about them. I offered a his wife, Trina and sons, L.G. and Legislation to ban the imposition of Hospitals cannot use forced over- plan to buy more affordable prescriptio Ryan. forced overtime on nurses, except in time to solve poor staffing practices. continue tightly limited conditions has been The State Department of Labor is " to recommended to the West Virginia charged withenforcing the provisions. Legislature. A hospital violating the bill could The West Virginia Nurses' Asso- be reprimanded, fined up to $500 on clarion requested the bill to ban a the second offense, and up to $5,000 During the January 15, 2004 seg- mentinordertopadthepocketsofthe practice it contends creates an un- on subsequent offenses.. ment of PBS's "Outlook," West Vir- rich. Voters can see the same Repub- healthy environment for patients and Delegates Dan Foster and Corey ginia State Democratic Party Chair- licanactionthroughexaminingEnron, is debilitating to nurses. Palumbo, both D-Kanawha, negoti- man Mike Callaghan challenged West the drilling in the Artic National Wild- "The bill gives nurses the fight to ated the bill between the Nurses As- Virginia State Republican Chairman life Refuge and Halliburton over- say no," Cheri Heflin, executive di- sociation and the West Virginia Hos- Kris Warner to stop misleading West charging for supplies to our troops, rector of the West Virginia Nurses pital Association during many hours Virginia's citizens with their outra- Republicans willjeopardizedoingthe Association, said recently, of meetings over the last year. geous budget cuts and start answering fight thing, for their fight-wing friends. "Quality patient care is jeopardized "This is astrong measure that should simple questions about where the The West Virginia Republican Party by nurses that work unnecessarily long alleviate a major concern for all in the Republican Party is going to come up is 'following suit with the Bush Ad- hours in hospitals," the bill says. It health care field and that is nurses, with the mouey to pay for vital ser- ministration, also says nurses are leaving their jobs becasue they are overworked, provid- vices threatened by their reckless tax "Here is the reality of today," becasue of" ...workplace stress, long ing care that may be less-than-ad- cut proposal. Callaghan said: "The Republicans are hours..." equate for patients," Heflin said. Throughout the segment, Warner misleading West Virignia citizens. The bill, recommended Sunday by "We believe this bill will be a major showed the typical side of Republi- They don't tell you what they are a joint judiciary subcommittee, pro- step forward in assisting nurses to cans. When asked a question regard- going to cut. That is the divergence vides that nurses shotild not work deal with the stress and pressures at- ing West Virginia's water problem, between the Democratic Party and morethan 12 consecutive hours with- tendant wit their duties," Heflin said. Warner commented that "there are the Republican Party. We tell on both out an eight-hour break and that none "We want to compliment Delegates other issues facing West Virginia that sides. Here is the income. Here is the can work more than 16 hours in a 24- Foster and Palumbo for the excellent are more important, other than water expense. Here is what we can cut. hour period without an eight-hour work they put into this bill," Heflin quality." Here is what we can fix. They just tell break, said. This is the classic Republican re- you that they're going to cut taxes Nurses cannot be forced to work Thebillgoestoasecondlegislative sponse when it comes to providing a without solving the problems of West overtime unless they face an unex- panel Tuesday for recommendation clean healthy environment. Republi- Virginia." peered emergency situation, such as a to the Legislature when lawmakers cans will risk destroying the environ- disaster, outbreak of disease or act of convene for the 60-day session. terrorism; or to complete a patient WVNA is the legislative voice for care procedure already underway, 22,000 registered nurses in the state Social Workers endorse Joe Manchin suc as an operation, and 7,000 licensed practical nurses. The National Association of Social problems. Social workers see the 2004 Workers Action Committee race for governor as a critical turning * (NASWAC) has endorsed guberna- point for the state. torial candidate Joe Manchin. The "Every day, we work with vulner- committee is affiliated with the NASW able people and girt them a fighting ,:>West Virginia Chapter. Chance to lead produCtiVe, liealthy, "Based upon our extensive inter- happylives," said Dr. EleanorBlakely, In a press release issued recently by same slash and burn politics from him views with candidates as well as input president of the NASW West Vir- Lloyd Jackson and his campaign to in this campaign." from our members, we believe Joe ginia Chapter. "To be successful, the Charleston Daily Mail, Jackson Manchin's Clean Campaign Pro- Manchin will offer the kind of access people need sound, humane support refused to sign the common sense posal, which is based upon new fed- to the governor's office that insures from state government. In these fi- Clean Campaign Pledge that Joe eral election law, is attached. the social policy expertise of profes- nancially uncertain times, it's imp 3r- Manchin proposed to him during their A Clean Campaign Proposal sional Ucial workers is utilized in rant that our next governor accept the debate in Beckley on Tuesday night. West Virginians wa2nt, deserve and decisions affecting the lives of all advice of professional social workers Upon hearing of Jackson's deci- expect a positive campaign for Gov- West Virginians," said Maureenon a variety of social policy issues." sion, Joe Manchin said,"I believe that ernor in which the candidates discuss Runyon, ACSW, chair of NASWAC.With more than 4,000 licensed so- West Virginians want, deserve and their vision for the future. "Joe Manchin had demonstrated the cial workers in West Virginia, the expect a positive campign for Gover- The foll6wing four points are in- ability to listen earnestly, and to adapt NASWAC endorsement is a key ac- nor and I'm sorry that Lloyd doesn't tended to help elevate the over-all his opinions and strategies, based on complishment for Manchin. It dem- feel the same way. tone of the race for the Democratic reliable input. Over a year ago, Joe onstrates that he understands the im- Politicians can go back and forth nominationforGovernorandprovide independently convened a panel of portant role social workers play in the with negative charges as we have West Virginia voters with an honest, experts, including social workers, to delivery ofhealth and human services done in the past or we can move clean and issues-based campaign that give him reliable advice about health, to the public. "Social workers are on forward. I'm ready to move forward we can all be proud of: behavioral health and human service the front lines in serving families in and take responsibility for my cam- 1) All candidates agree that their issues." need. For the benefit of our profes- paign, and I believe the people of TV, Radio, Direct Mail, Print and Social workis adiverse profession, sion and the people we serve, we West Virginia are ready for that as Outdoor advertising will contain de- using specific skills and knowledge continue toincrease ourpoliticalpres- well." scriptions of their positive vision for to intervene effectively when indi- ence with targeted endorsements of Adds Puccio, "Lloyd's using ex- the future of West Virginia. viduals, families, couples, communi- good candidates like Joe Manchin," cuses and camouflage in order not to 2) Ifa candidate does mention their ties and organizations experience Runyon added. ' do what's best for West Virginia and opponent in advertising, they must \ the Democratic Party. He talks of take responsibility for the ad directly, Support your Gilmar County [tee- party unity, but, ironically, he is the in theirown voice, and with their own one who supported Republican Arch image. In othe words, candidates can- [y Moore over Clyde See (Charleston not hide behind actors or announcers. reational CenterI use it regular Gazette, 6/9/88) and as Democratic 3) Candidates agree to urge their Party Chair even refused to censure a supporters to refrain from running IIlllll state legislator that filmed an ad forni~.gative, third party attacks against Arch Moore (Charleston Daily Mail, opponents. 6114/89). 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A complete listing of the candi- The Secretary of State's office will dates who have filed for political of- remain open on the last day of the fice with the Secretary of State can be filing period, Saturday, January 31, foundonlineeverydayby3:00p.m.at 2004, from 8:30a.m. unti112:00mid- www. wvsos.cprrt night for the convenience of all candi- The official period for filing for dates. The Certificate of Announce- political office is January 12 through merit may be mailed; however, it January 31,2004. Each potential can- must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal didate must file a Certificate of An- Serivce on or before January 31. 2004 nouncement during this specific pc- deadline.Candidates for statewide and riod of time. In addition, candidates multi-county races are required to file must remember that pre-filing for of- with the Secretary of State's office. rice does not exclude them from hay- Candidates for a single county race ing to file during these dates: All should contact their Circuit Clerk to candidates for political office must verify their office hours during this officially file during this period and period. Byrd urges President to withdraw flawed immigration plan As President Bush traveled to dinary newdemands on immigration Monterrey, Mexico for meeting with officers who already are unable to Mexican President Vicente Fox and keep up with their current workload," others, U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd, Byrd said. D-W.Va., urged the Bush Adrninis- "What I hope the President will tration to withdraw its severely flawed endorse is an infusion of new re- proposal to give amnesty to illegal sources for the immigration and boy- immigrants, der security efforts in America," said "The Administration can label it Byrd, who is the top Democrat on the however it likes, but rewarding illegal Senate Homeland Security Appropria- immigration puts the entire country at tions panel. "'At a time when terrorist risk. It undermines the hard work of concerns are on the top of everyone's our border secuirty personnel who minds, when Americans continue to put their lives on the line every day to worry about their safety at home, the stopillegalimmigrationintothecoun- nation needs tighter borders, more try," Byrd said. secuirty, and improved immigration President Bush planned to promote procedures." his recently unveiled immigratioplan In different appropriations bills in in Monterrey at the Special Summit 2003, Byrd spearheaded efforts to of the Americas. The Bush proposal invest greater resources in border se- would grant legal status to millions of curity. At each turn, the Bush Admin- illegal immigrants working in the istration and the Republican Congres- United States. The President's plan sional Leadership opposed the would result in border security offi- Senator's amendments. cials having to set aside their current "It is a politically calculated, irre- dutiesinordertoprocessapplications sponsible approach for the President from illegal immigrants, to trade the secuirty of Americans "Theimmigration system is already here at home in exchange for reelec- dangerously overburdened. The tion votes," Byrd stated. Presidnet's proposal will add extraor- Capehart says Wise speech For what was billed as a State of the job loss during this timeframe. State address with an aggressive "The only jobs that this administra- agenda, GOPgubernatorial candidate tion has created are 3,300 state jobs. Rob Capehart said tonight that Bob That's not the type of job creation we Wise is "O for four" with "proposals need," said Capehart. that fundamelatally address the prob- The former Cabinet secretary did lems responsible for West Virginia's compliment the Governor's plan to fiscal disarray." give higher education more flexibil- The fonnerTax and revenue Secre- ity, noting the pioneer colleges initia- tary in the most recent term of Gover- five Capehart unveiled months ago nor Cecil Underwood said tonight helped-earn him the endorsement of thatWise"continuestoignore"policy both the West Virginia Education solutions that can effectively deal with Association and West Virginia Fed- the State's "dangerous" un-funded eration of Teachers. A faculty mere- liabilities in the workers' compensa- ber at the Marshall University School tion program and pension plans, of Business, Capehart is the only can-. "Just barely keeping the boat afloat didate for governor in either party to is no incentive for business to choose win the backing of both groups. West Virginia as an attractive place to While Wise raised some issues that create good jobs," declared Capehart. bad been previously "swept under the And trying to balance the budget on rug," said Capehart, the proposals revenue "largely from a lottery, li- "lack a clear and specific direction" quor and Lucky Strike' is "a slap at legislators!ooktofromtheGovernor's the working poor," who, he said, are office. punished by the State's regressive tax "Nibbling around the edges of our system, fiscal problems doesn' t build for West Capehart says Wise inaccurately Virginia's future," Capehart stated. touted creating 11,000 jobs between "It is too bad that after all is said and January 2001 and November 2003. done these four years; more will have . The figure disputes the Department been said than done." of Labor figures that attribute a 17,573 The energy saved from one recycled aluminum can will operate a television set for three hours. Baptism - Bible Truth! Larry K. Keenan, Pastor BAPTIZO' but instead, had to Baptism has been the subject of transliterate the word by changing controversy for centuries. Much of it letter for letter into English. The the problem centers around the reason for this was the fact that the mode of baptism and the relation- translators were sprinklers. They ship baptism has to salvation. This knew that the Greek word meant writer will deal with what the Bible immerse and should have been has to say in regard to the subject of translated that way. The New Tes- baptism. To those who have little tament gives evidence of the regardfortheNewTestamentscrip- method of baptism. In Acts 8:26- tures, this study will not mean much 39, we read of the conversion of the to them; however, there is a day Ethiopian Eunuch and his subse- coming when we will be judged by quent baptism. In verse37, Philip what God has said. not what man made sure he was a believer, for has said. Therefore, it is of utmost only believers are to be baptized, importance that we rightly divide and then it is said that they "went the truth on this important Bible down into the water" (vs. 38), and subject. Philip baptized him. We then read . In our study of the subject of that they came up out of the water baptism, we'will examine the sub- (vs. 39), something which is not ject under three heads, those being possible with sprinkling and pour- 1) the mode of baptism, 2) the sub- ing. The same situation is true of jeers of baptism, and 3) the effects the baptism of Jesus for we read in of bapttsm. Matthew 3:16 that after the Lord Tile first thing to deal with is wasbaptized, he"wentup straight- mode because it is the easiest and away out of the water." Sprinkling will take the shortest time. An and pouring destroys the picture examination of the New Testament that baptism gives. It is like Moses reveals that there is no justification striking the rock the second time for sprinkling or pouring as a means and destroying the picture of Christ of baptizing an individual. Part of being smitten. Christ was smiuen our problem comes from the fact 0nly once and for all. thatthetranslatorsoftheKingJames The next article I will go into Version of the Bible were not al- what baptism portrays as a witness. lowed to translate the Greek word .I KANAWHA DRIVE CHURCH Rie. 5, GlenvUle, W.Va.