CHARLESTON – The former director of the West Virginia Lottery Commission sold his Glade Springs Resort home to The Greenbrier’s director of casino operations while he still worked for the lottery, according to public documents. State laws prohibit such transactions.
WINFIELD – A Putnam Circuit Court judge stopped short of issuing a ruling in a civil lawsuit regarding the county’s school system being the only one to stay open during last year’s two-day work stoppage. But during a Jan. 24 hearing, Putnam Circuit Judge Phillip Stowers seemed to indicate he is leaning toward dismissing the complaint.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising the Trump administration’s decision to enact the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to replace the Obama-era Waters of the United States Rule, which Morrisey has characterized as a power grab.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has joined two multistate coalitions it says are aimed at protecting women’s health by urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the rights of individual states to regulate abortion within their borders.
HUNTINGTON — A former Veterans Benefits Association claims assistant has been sentenced to six months in prison for fraudulently access the medical records of six fellow veterans, including current U.S. Senate candidate Richard Ojeda.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has recognized January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and urges all citizens to take an active role in eradicating this growing criminal industry.
CHARLESTON – The chairman of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee questions whether charitable groups associated with Gov. Jim Justice that have raised nearly $117 million have filed all of the proper paperwork with the state.
CHARLESTON – Democratic lawmakers and others are criticizing Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s proposal to protect West Virginia residents with preexisting health conditions. Morrisey, however, stands by the bill called the West Virginia Healthcare Continuity Act.
House Bill 2008 was introduced Jan. 8 on the first day of the 2020 legislative session. It would require at least one Supreme Court candidate to receive 40 percent of the vote in the nonpartisan election which takes place during the statewide primary election.