10/3/2013 12:12 AM
by Courtney Rosemond
PRINCETON - Some Mercer County students participate in a virtual town hall meeting today, host by Senator Joe Manchin.
Pikeview High School students spoke to Manchin through Skype today. PikeView history teacher Christine Martin said the Senator's office extended the invitation to the school to participate.
Manchin called in from Washington, logged onto Skype and joined 40 or so students, for 30 minutes, Manchin entertained questions, ranging from coal policy to Syria and turnpike tolls to the new Affordable Health Care Act, current EPA and government-backed regulations on coal.