The following community leaders support ending greyhound racing subsidies in West Virginia

Elected Officials and Community Leaders

Senate President Mitch Carmichael (Jackson)
Stephen Smith, Candidate for Governor (Charleston)
Paula Jean Swearengin, Candidate for United States Senate
Senator Sue Cline (Wyoming)
Senator Robert Plymale (Wayne)
Senator Rollan Roberts (Raleigh)
Senator Dave Sypolt (Kingwood)
Delegate Tom Bibby (Berkeley County)
Delegate Jim Butler (Henderson)
Delegate Dean Jeffries (Elkview)
Delegate Patrick Martin (Weston)
Delegate Jeffrey Pack (Cool Ridge)
Delegate Cody Thompson (Randolph)
Cabell County Commissioner Kelli Sobonya
Hampshire County Commissioner Robert Hott
Wood County Commissioner David Blair Couch

Editorial Boards and News Organizations

Charleston Gazette-Mail
Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Animal Wellness Magazine
Earth Talk/E Magazine
Fido Friendly
The New Barker

Civic Organizations

Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia
The Federation of Humane Organizations of West Virginia
West Virginia Family Foundation
WV Voters for Animal Welfare
Greater Clarksburg Evangelistic Association

West Virginia Veterinarians

Dr. Farrah Austin, DVM, Grace Animal Hospital (Bridgeport)
Dr. Jacqueline Chevalier, DVM, Merritts Creek Veterinary Center (Huntington)
Dr. Romina Cohen, DVM, Inwood Animal Center (Inwood)
Dr. April Munique, DVM, Happy Trails Veterinary Clinic (Princeton)
Dr. Shawn Sette, DVM (Hurricane)
Dr. Ronald Smith, DVM (Charleston)
Dr. Jennifer Staley, DVM, Huntington Dog and Cat Hospital (Huntington)
Dr. William C. Streit, DVM, MS, All Creatures Veterinary Clinic (Princeton)
Dr. Jonathan R. Warner, DVM (Elkview)
Dr. Steve Zucker, DVM, MS, Animal Medical Center (Morgantown)

Local Animal Shelters and Rescue Groups

Al’s Angels Animal Rescue (Oak Hill)
Animal Outreach Project (Buckhannon)
Briggs Animal Adoption Center (Charles Town)
Friends for Life, Inc. (Lewisburg)
Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue (Shoals)
Humane Society of Pocahontas County (Marlinton)
Little Victories Animal Rescue (Ona)
Mineral County Humane Society (Keyser)
Neighborhood C.A.T. (Middleway)
Nicholas County Humane Society (Summersville)
Weston Friends of Ferals and Strays (Weston)

Legislative Candidates

Brittney Barlett, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 46
Eric Csutoros, Candidate for the Senate District 12
Robin Cutlip, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 44
James Elam, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 36
Mark Everhart, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 67
Riley Keaton, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 11
Will Hyman, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 48
Nigel Jeffries for the House of Delegates, District 35
Dylan King, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 46
Elliott Pritt, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 32
Tina Russell, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 27
Cecil Silva, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 22
Candi Sisler, Candidate for the House of Delegates District 53
Rusty Williams, Candidate for the House of Delegates, District 35

West Virginia Businesses

American Dream Realty (Scott Depot)
Torre Design (Cross Lanes)

Animal Protection Groups

GREY2K USA Worldwide
GREY2K USA Education Fund
Animal Wellness Action
Animal Wellness Foundation
The National Humane Education Society
The Humane Society of the United States
Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association
Doris Day Animal League
Humane Society Legislative Fund
Best Friends Animal Society

Greyhound Adoption Organizations

National Greyhound Adoption Program
Finger Lakes Adopt A Grey
Greyhound Adoptions of Florida
Greyhound Rescue and Adoptions of Tampa Bay
Greyhound Rescue Austin
Kansas City Retired Greyhounds as Pets
Minnesota Greyhound Rescue
MotorCity Greyhound Rescue
The Villages Greyhound Dog Club

Other

Conrad Lucas, former Chairman of the West Virginia Republican Party
Steve McElroy, former Executive Director of the West Virginia Democratic Party
Cole and Marmalade
Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

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