CHARLESTON – With more than a dozen games visited and more scheduled across the state through the rest of football season, the second year of West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's Opioid Abuse Prevention Game of the Week is proving as successful as the first, he says.
MORGANTOWN – The devil might be in the details of a Trump administration-renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that could end up hurting West Virginia even if it benefits the rest of the nation, a West Virginia University law professor said during a recent interview.
MORGANTOWN – A financial education company's recent high ranking of West Virginia University College of Law points up the benefits of graduating new attorneys with well managed debt loads, a university admissions and financial support official said.
WASHINGTON – A recent discussion with President Trump and members of his administration marked the latest public effort West Virginia U.S. Rep. David McKinley has taken to fight the nation's opioid epidemic.
WHEELING – Two members of West Virginia's congressional delegation praised President Trump for the executive order they witnessed him sign that the president said is part of his administration's efforts to end the war on coal.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia's Workers’ Compensation Board of Review has been ordered by the state's Supreme Court of Appeals to authorize a medically recommended procedure for a Wood County Schools bus driver injured on the job in 2010.
WASHINGTON — The beginning of the end of the so-called "war on coal" began this week when both chambers of Congress approved resolutions to overturn the Obama-era Stream Protection Rule, the office of U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.V., announced Feb. 2.
WASHINGTON – A research consortium focused on drug addiction and opioid abuse, cyber-security, health care, and job creation among area veterans was formed late last month, according to a press release.
WASHINGTON – The state's 1st Congressional District representative, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee since 2011, has been selected to be vice chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment.
WASHINGTON – A fellow congressional supporter of U.S. Rep. David McKinley's re-introduced House bill to protect pensions and health benefits of more than 120,000 retirees and their families says the legislation is picking up support and momentum.
WASHINGTON – After seven tries at coal ash disposal legislation, the U.S. Representative from West Virginia's 1st Congressional District is being praised for an agreement between House and Senate Conference Committees announced earlier this month.
FAIRFAX, Va. – Although there is some not-so-bad news for West Virginia's health care ranking in a report recently released by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, the predicted direction is predominantly up, according to one of the report's authors.
MORGANTOWN – A recent $10,000 grant award to the West Virginia University College of Law’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic will aid in its mission to serve the approximately 170,000 veterans in the state, the clinic's director said during a recent interview.
MORGANTOWN – A West Virginia University law professor hopes members of a U.S. Senate subcommittee who heard his testimony earlier this month will stop talking about the so-called "War on Coal" and concentrate instead on West Virginia's economic good.
CHARLESTON – Legislation signed by the governor early last spring that allows utility companies to fast-track upgrade recovery costs to help keep coal miners employed is doing exactly what it was designed to do, a coal association official said during a recent interview.
CHARLESTON – Almost $1.2 million in projected savings has been generated for the state and federal governments in the six months that a disability fraud unit has operated, a spokesman for West Virginia's attorney general said in a recent interview.