CHARLESTON – On Nov. 4, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper filed suit against Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman in the Colorado Supreme Court for a ruling as to whether or not the Attorney General can appear on behalf of Colorado in litigation and proceedings when the governor has not asked or authorized her to do so.
CHARLESTON – A West Virginia Attorney General’s office staffer whose recent hiring drew criticism from Democrats has resigned. Deputy Chief of Staff Lance Henderson resigned Oct. 21, saying the “vitriolic partisanship” in the state is disappointing. “It has been an honor to serve the people of this state,” Henderson said in a statement.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General candidate David K. Higgins says his qualifications for the office speak for themselves. Higgins, an attorney at Robinson & McElwee, said he has experience in handling tax litigation and litigation involving the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.
KINGWOOD – A Preston County couple says Ace Hardware isn’t exactly the helpful hardware place it claims to be in its advertising after the man says he nearly died using a piece of rental equipment. Michael L. and Crystal L. Frantz of Terra Alta filed their lawsuit against Ace Hardware Corporation, which is based in Illinois, and A.D. Naylor & Co. Inc. of Oakland, Md., last month in Preston Circuit Court.