CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission is now receiving applications for the vacancy on the state Supreme Court. It also is accepting applications for a circuit judge position in the state's 19th Judicial Circuit covering Barbour and Taylor counties. This new position was created by the state Legislature.
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CHARLESTON – West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner wants a “comprehensive review” of operating procedures for the state’s Board of Risk & Insurance Management.
CHARLESTON – Federal prosecutors paint former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry as “vindictive and vengeful,” “not credible,” retaliatory and one who “would not hesitate to flex his power and authority to get what he wanted.”
BECKLEY – The Department of Justice is asking a federal court to maintain the conviction of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
CHARLESTON – The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will meet Nov. 20 to set deadlines for the process of interviewing applicants for the vacant seat on the state Supreme Court.
WILLIAMSON – A longtime Mingo County political figure has filed a lawsuit against the county school board for injuries he sustained while attending a high school football game.
CHARLESTON – Three Nicholas County parents have filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate the state School Building Authority’s plan to use $177 million of federal money to consolidate schools.
CHARLESTON – A new impeachment article against convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry will go before lawmakers next week.
CHARLESTON – The state Senate has asked the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to block impeachment trials against four current and former state Supreme Court justices.
CHARLESTON – A new impeachment article against convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry could be in front of legislators by next week. And it might include Chief Justice Margaret Workman as well.
CHARLESTON – Tera Salango still is trying to let it all soak in. “It feels good,” Salango said just hours after winning in the Nov. 6 election to become Kanawha County’s newest circuit judge. “I’m excited. It still hasn’t set in, but I’m excited and ready to get to work.
Manchin holds off Morrisey for Senate; Jenkins wins one Supreme Court seat
CHARLESTON – An attorney representing a Democratic group says West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office is “blatantly ignoring” a court order to turn over information regarding his communications with major drug companies.
CHARLESTON – Convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has filed a second motion seeking a new federal trial.
CHARLESTON – A state Supreme Court decision could affect how coal miners file workers’ compensation claims, but Chief Justice Margaret Workman isn't happy about it.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has affirmed the state Public Service Commission’s approval of Brooke County Power’s gas plant, saying developers had “substantially complied” with state power plant siting rules.
MORGANTOWN – With less than a week before the election, incumbent Democrat Joe Manchin leads Republican challenger Patrick Morrisey by five percentage points among likely voters in the U.S. Senate race, according to the latest MetroNews/Dominion Post West Virginia Poll.
CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has provided a list of recommendations to Gov. Jim Justice for two circuit court vacancies.