State of West Virginia News

Manchin holds off Morrisey for U.S. Senate; Jenkins, Armstead hold Supreme Court seats

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 6, 2018

Manchin holds off Morrisey for Senate; Jenkins wins one Supreme Court seat

W.Va. Child Advocacy Network raising money for child abuse victims with 'No Shave for the Brave'

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 31, 2018

CHARLESTON – For the month of November, the West Virginia Child Advocacy Network is asking law enforcement and friends across the state to stop shaving. This will be part of the second annual fall fundraiser, “No Shave for the Brave,” where money raised will help child victims of abuse across West Virginia.

Governor says he knows of no final settlement with McKesson; Morrisey again chides Manchin

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 25, 2018

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says talks are continuing regarding a state settlement with a major drug company, but said nothing is finalized and that both sides are working on the issue.

State alleges medical service failed to have valid workers' compensation insurance

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 24, 2018

CHARLESTON — A state government agency is suing state employers, alleging breach of duty and default in payments.

Citizens encouraged to report questionable activities during early voting

By Donald "Deak" Kersey | Oct 23, 2018

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner initiated an eight-week program called “Project Election Protection” to educate the public on election security, proper conduct during the election and illegal campaign activities.

Governor says Loughry should resign

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry should resign.

Preserving election integrity means combatting election fraud

By Steve Connolly | Oct 17, 2018

CHARLESTON – For years, many people have claimed that in-person voter fraud was non-existent in this state. I and many others were certain that fraud and voter intimidation still exists within our borders.

JVAC to conduct interviews for Fayette Co., Northern Panhandle circuit openings later this month

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 11, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will conduct interviews for circuit court vacancies in the Northern Panhandle and Fayette County later this month.

County clerks are the chief elections officials for their counties

By Mac Warner | Oct 9, 2018

Our county clerks lead the front-line efforts to provide secure and fair elections. Beyond the substantial duties and tasks undertaken by clerks during an election cycle, they are responsible throughout the year for voter registration, local campaign finance law compliance and maintaining an accurate and updated list of registered voters in their counties.

State's new campaign finance reporting system provides greater transparency

By Chuck Flannery | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – Democratic processes hinge on fair and free elections that represent the people’s choices to lead.

House Democrats critical of Warner as four wrongful terminations suits are settled

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON – Democratic leaders of the House of Delegates are criticizing spending and practices in Secretary of State Mac Warner’s office, even calling for his impeachment.

CSX derailment and oil spill leads to federal lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

Federal and state officials accuse CSX Transportation of several environmental torts in response to oil spilled from a derailed train.

Attorney seeks to nullify Justice's Supreme Court appointments and Jenkins' spot on ballot

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 13, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney who is seeking a seat on the state Supreme Court has filed a legal challenge to Gov. Jim Justice’s temporary appointments to the court and to Evan Jenkins’ qualifications to being a justice.

Economics isn’t all that complicated

By The West Virginia Record | Aug 28, 2018

Summer break’s over, ​​​​and it’s back-to-school time. How better to celebrate than with a pop quiz?

West Virginia Regional Jail and correctional officers blamed for inmate's injuries

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 21, 2018

HUNTINGTON — An inmate is suing West Regional Jail, several staff members and the Correctional Facility Authority over alleged violations of constitutional rights, claiming she was assaulted and injured.

State, federal governments allege steel company violated Clean Water Act

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

HUNTINGTON — The federal government and the State of West Virginia are suing a steel manufacturing company, alleging failure to protect the public.

CSX to pay $2.2 million in tentative settlement for train derailment

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 24, 2018

CHARLESTON — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of West Virginia announced a tentative settlement with CSX Transportation for the train derailment that occurred in 2015.

Local foods, state parks are a healthy, wealthy combination

By Kent Leonhardt | Jul 17, 2018

Let’s work toward a healthier West Virginia by utilizing the great outdoors to inspire healthier lives

Pendleton Co. delegate files petition seeking to force Gov. Justice to work in Charleston

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 21, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Pendleton County delegate has filed a petition claiming Gov. Jim Justice isn’t upholding his duties by not living at the governor’s mansion in Charleston.

Loughry indictment details federal accusations

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – The unsealed federal indictment against state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry includes details of what federal agents learned during their investigation.

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