State of West Virginia News

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.

State insurance agency accuses psychological services of breach of duties

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 20, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia is suing psychological services, alleging breach of duties.

Eight people file to fill Stucky's seat on Kanawha Circuit Court

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – Eight people have applied to fill the vacant Kanawha Circuit Court seat. The deadline to apply for the temporary position was June 4. Those who submitted applications were Dan Greear, Robert Hogan, Benjamin Mishoe, Pancho Morris, Gary Pullin, Larry Rowe and Tera Salango.

State seeks to enjoin J&J Auto Salvage from doing business in state until it obtains workers' comp coverage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state is seeking an injunction against an employer over allegations it failed to obtain workers' compensation coverage for its employees.

West Virginia has lost a great one in Chris Stadelman

By Chris Dickerson | May 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – Our state is rich in natural resources such as coal, gas and timber. But, some people say our best natural resource is our people. If that’s the case (and I happen to think it is), West Virginia lost one of its greatest resources last week.

W.Va. ahead of the game when it comes to sports betting

By Chris Dickerson | May 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – A U.S. Supreme Court ruling makes sports gambling legal across the country, and West Virginia already is ahead of the game.

Lindsay plans to run for vacant Kanawha Circuit Court judge position

By Chris Dickerson | May 14, 2018

CHARLESTON – A veteran Charleston attorney is throwing his hat into the ring for the vacant Kanawha Circuit Court judgeship.

State, family allege Clay County failed to file estate report

By Louie Torres | Apr 10, 2018

CLAY — The state and the executors of an estate are suing the Clay County Commission, alleging breach of duty and violation of federal law.

Solution: revise HB 4009 and pass it again

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 3, 2018

House Bill 4009, capping the amount of settlement funds that the state Attorney General’s office can keep in its consumer protection fund, passed both houses of the Legislature by overwhelming margins, but was vetoed by Gov. Jim Justice.

Justice vetoes bill to cap AG's consumer protection fund

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 30, 2018

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice has vetoed a bill that would have capped the amount of settlement funds the Attorney General’s office could keep in its consumer protection fund.

Kanawha Family Court judge finally gets OK to have Saturday hearings

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – After seeking permission for nearly a year, a Kanawha Family Court judge now officially can hold hearings on Saturdays.

The Second Amendment must be respected, period

By Conrad Lucas | Mar 13, 2018

HUNTINGTON – There is no population in America more adamant about protecting our constitutional rights than West Virginians, and chief among these God-given rights is the Second Amendment. As a candidate for Congress in Southern West Virginia’s third district, my promise to the voters is this: I will always defend your right to keep and bear arms, and I pledge to be a tireless voice for our pro-gun values on every possible occasion.

Statewide teacher work stoppage ends with 5 percent raise agreement

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – After being closed 13 days because of a teacher work stoppage, schools across West Virginia opened March 7.

West Virginia leading on national stage in election security

By Mac Warner | Mar 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – Imagine a geo-strategic judo match. All the power, strength, momentum, and confidence we have happens to be confronted by a failing, weak, corrupt regime. How does the weaker challenge the stronger? Use the mightier’s strengths against him. It’s classic judo. We are up against a corrupt Russia, but it’s led by a black belt, martial arts expert. This is precisely what Putin and the Russians are doing to the U.S. Allow me to explain.

West Virginia is going in the right direction

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 13, 2018

“We all want progress,” C.S. Lewis once observed, “but. if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.”

State small business statistics reveal continued job creation, economic growth

By Carrie Salls | Feb 12, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Small Business Development Center’s most-recent data revealed “continued job creation and economic growth in the Mountain State."

West Virginia One Stop Business Center geared toward convenience

By Carrie Salls | Feb 12, 2018

CHARLESTON – Steven Allen Adams, assistant communications director for West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner, said the One Stop Business Center, which opened on Jan. 30 in Charleston, “combines the resources of four state agencies to better help business with registrations, licensing, labor and taxation issues.”

Moving closer to an intermediate appellate court

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 6, 2018

The West Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee has recommended passage of the intermediate appeals court bill to the full senate with several amendments.

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