CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles has won its appeal in a discrimination case filed by a woman with a traumatic brain injury.
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CHARLESTON – As a way to increase the state’s economy, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) has added a new division focused on developing businesses related to agriculture.
MORGANTOWN – Eminent disaster may be on the horizon for the U.S. economy according to the book “When the Levees Break: Re-Visioning Regulation of the Securities Markets.”
CHARLESTON – U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has joined 21 other senators in urging President Obama to stop issuing new, non-emergency rules and regulations while his term wraps up.
CHARLESTON – The law firm Frost Brown Todd has received a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
CHARLESTON – A West Virginia assistant attorney general has been named as a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.
Sarah A. Smith, executive vice president, development and communications at SLS Land & Energy Development, has been honored as one of West Virginia Living magazine’s Wonder Women Class of 2016.
CHARLESTON – Supreme Court Justice Margaret L. Workman has been honored by West Virginia Living magazine as one of its Wonder Women Class of 2016.
HUNTINGTON – ITT Technical Institute is another in a long list of for-profit schools that have lost their accreditation and had to close, leaving students in the lurch with college loans from a school that no longer exists.
CHARLESTON – Charleston-based law firm Warner Law Offices has been honored with the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction award in West Virginia.
MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia University College of Law has appointed a new assistant dean to the West Virginia Continuing Legal Education program.
MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia University College of Law ha scheduled a “Voices Behind Bars” event that will feature a dramatic reading of a book that explores the “moral implications” of the justice system.
CHARLESTON – The U.S. District Court in Charleston recently held a naturalization ceremony for new citizens in the Southern District of West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – The Miners Protection Act has passed the U.S. Senate's Finance Committee as a proposal to keep health care benefits and pensions in place for miners, retirees, and widows.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – While West Virginia no longer is on the list of Judicial Hellholes, the state still isn't out of the woods yet, according to attorneys who spoke at a recent state Chamber of Commerce event.
CHARLESTON – A attorney with Ray, Winton and Kelley PLLC has been named to the West Virginia State University Board of Governors.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress has come together to discuss finalizing legislation for an energy bill for the U.S.
CHARLESTON – Sept. 7 is the deadline to submit applications for disaster loans through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for the West Virginia floods that occurred June 22-29.
CHARLESTON – Affordability of bail for non-violent minor crimes is a priority for West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Menis Ketchum in his new role as vice president of the Conference of Chief Justices.
CHARLESTON – U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito will be on hand to support four upcoming Academy Days, giving nominations to students looking to attend a service academy.