Brooke County Senator Ryan Weld announced he re-election bid earlier this week at the Wellsburg city building.

Weld, who was elected to the senate in 2016 after a stint in the House is the majority WHIP and chair of the Military Committee.

He spoke with River News and says that veteran issues and substance abuse issues are his top two priorities…

Weld is a Republican in the 1st District which consists of Hancock, Brooke, and Ohio counties  and parts of Marshall County.