CHARLESTON – A county official says a former state senator’s attempt to appear on the ballot as an independent candidate for Kanawha County clerk is nothing more than a “statutory scheme.” In a response brief filed Aug. 24 with the state Supreme Court, Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Charles Miller also calls Wells’ effort “too little, too late.” “Now, Erik Wells, a registered Democrat, seeks to render the statutory scheme regarding nominations and primaries irrelevant by seeking inclusion
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court says a Virginia school board can keep a transgendered student born a female from using the boys’ restroom. On Aug. 3, the Court issued a stay in the high-profile case from Gloucester County, Va. The stay puts a hold on a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals order that would have let the student use whichever bathroom he chose. The stay halts any changes while the legal fight proceeds on appeal.