CHARLESTON – CNBC has ranked West Virginia as the worst state for business in 2017, and state leaders have varying reactions to it. Gov. Jim Justice blames it on inaction by the state Legislature, while business leaders take a more pragmatic approach.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey applauds both the House of Delegates and the state Senate for passing legislation that will require county boards of education to implement opioid awareness and prevention programs into their curriculum.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has joined more than 40 law enforcement professionals in urging the state Legislature to adequately fund the West Virginia State Police Crime Laboratory.
CHARLESTON – A bill that would require the plaintiff to pay court costs and attorney fees if the claim filed is dismissed for lacking any basis in law or fact won’t be passed this session, but it likely will be introduced in coming years.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says he is happy the state Senate Government Organization Committee has advanced legislation that would allow the state to more vigorously combat Medicaid fraud.
CHARLESTON – It shouldn’t be difficult to change state rules that are stricter than those that are recommended by a left-leaning 2014 Environmental Protection Agency and that have been adopted by neighboring states.
CHARLESTON – The state Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill that would change the guidelines for medical monitoring claims. Senate Bill 236 was approved by the committee on Feb. 21, and now will be presented to the entire state Senate.
The Super Bowl this Sunday promises to be one of the most action-packed contests ever, with the New England Patriots vying for their fifth championship in nine appearances and the Atlanta Falcons hoping to win their very first after a sole unsuccessful bid nearly 20 years ago.
CHARLESTON – The newly launched "Report It WV" hotline, an option for state residents to report suspected government waste or fraud, doesn't create any additional costs, the state senator heading up the project said during a recent interview.