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EPA proposes to relax power plants carbon emission limits

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 23, 2018

CHARLESTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new rule called Affordable Clean Energy that will relax carbon emission limits on power plants.

Trump praises Morrisey, new EPA proposal on coal plants during W.Va. visit

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – President Donald Trump made another visit to West Virginia as the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to ease carbon emission limitations on power plants.

Armstead steps down from House to focus on Supreme Court bid

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 21, 2018

CHARLESTON – Speaker Tim Armstead has resigned from his House of Delegates seat to run for the state Supreme Court.

Senate approves proposed rules for Supreme Court impeachment trials

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Senate has approved the proposed rules for the impeachment trials of three state Supreme Court justices.

Nonprofit alleges federal government failed to protect crayfish species found in state

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – A nonprofit organization headquartered in Arizona alleges the federal government has failed to protect two species of crayfish found in the southern portion of West Virginia.

Nine apply to temporarily fill Ketchum's Supreme Court seat

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – Nine people have applied to temporarily fill retired state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum's seat.

Senate to meet Aug. 20 to establish rules for impeachment trials

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – State lawmakers still are talking about the impeachment of the entire state Supreme Court.

DOJ says prosecutors in Blankenship case committed misconduct

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 15, 2018

CHARLESTON — The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Professional Responsibility says former U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Steve Ruby committed professional misconduct and recklessly disregarded discovery obligations during the prosecution of Don Blankenship's case in 2015.

Grand jury tacks on two more charges to Loughry's federal indictment

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – Two more charges have been added to the federal indictment against suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia releases scorecard on state legislators

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia has released its scorecard this week, detailing which West Virginia legislators vote in line with the organization's policies.

Morrisey's campaign launches pro-life coalition

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — Patrick Morrisey's U.S. Senate campaign has launched the Pro-Life Mountaineers for Patrick coalition.

Davis retires from state Supreme Court; Workman, Walker won't step down

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 14, 2018

CHARLESTON – Robin Jean Davis has retired from the West Virginia Supreme Court, while Chief Justice Margaret Workman and Justice Beth Walker say they won't step down.

House votes to impeach all current Justices

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 13, 2018

CHARLESTON – After more than 15 hours of debate, the House of Delegates has voted to impeach all four current state Supreme Court justices.

Greear, Salango file for Kanawha judgeship

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 9, 2018

CHARLESTON – At least two candidates have filed papers to run for a seat on the Kanawha Circuit Court bench.

State Senate president says West Virginia is enjoying an economic resurgence

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 8, 2018

CHARLESTON — State Senate president Mitch Carmichael says West Virginia is seeing an economic resurgence like never before.

Loophole means candidates may be able to run for separate offices

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – A loophole in judicial code means candidates have the possibility to run for separate offices during the November election.

Morrisey joins coalition to defend government's right to refuse abortions to unlawfully present, underage immigrants

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a coalition of 10 other states to defend the right for the federal government to refuse abortions to unlawfully present, underage immigrants.

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.

Warner denies Blankenship's Senate run request

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 27, 2018

CHARLESTON —West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner denied Don Blankenship's request to run for U.S. Senate in the general election.

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