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For some folks, being a judge is more demanding than it looks. You have to stay awake the whole time while court is in session, and you can’t let the plaintiff, the defendant or their attorneys catch you doing word … Read More
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw is like a cat on Election Day. This Democrat always seems to land on his feet, even when his critics and opponents believe he’s done for.
In our Feb. 17 editorial, we noted that West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw not only enjoys all the natural advantages of incumbency as he seeks re-election to a sixth term, but certain “unnatural” advantages, as well.
MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia Ethics Commission decided last week that House Speaker Rick Thompson would have an “inescapable conflict” if he had taken a position as legal counsel for the West Virginia Education Association teacher’s union.
Whether you consider the price of something high, low, or reasonable depends on the context in which your purchase is made — as well as your perspective.
CHARLESTON — Most politicians love to hear themselves talk. But today in Fairmont, it appears there will be some political dialogue which could lead to actual progress for the state economy.
WASHINGTON — A case can be made, upon reviewing the full sweep of President Barack Obama’s first term, that the Administration’s top priority has not been health care, the Iranian nuclear program or economic recovery. It has been, instead, the U.S. coal industry’s ruination. Read More
Recognizing the need for reform is one thing. Devising it and implementing it are another. Too often, overzealous reformers succeed only in making matters worse.
Many U.S. attorneys general are working with each other and with the federal government to employ a “drug cocktail” strategy to control and eventually eradicate the scourge that is unethical debt collectors, because just one strategy alone seems not to be enough.