April 6, 2017

Medical marijuana bill goes to WV governor

House accepts technical amendment from the Senate.

Loughry to serve four-year term as Chief Justice

Previous chief justices have been elected to serve a one-year term, though few justices did serve two terms in a row.

Coal mine/water quality bill advances in House

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bill backed by the coal industry to make it easier to comply with water quality standards has advanced to passage stage...

Justice rallies to keep funding for disabled and seniors

Senate and House budgets would reduce funding.

Parental notification bill being considered in Senate

HB 2002, amended back to its original version, will be on second reading in the state Senate Friday.

Arguments heard on Crossings Mall bridge financing plan

Property owner Tara Retail and counsel representing the Kanawha County Commission argued before Judge Patrick Flatley in Clarksburg.

Flooded teachers move into portable classrooms

Portables will house Bridge and Clendenin Elementary students.

SSAC Board of Control sends five rule proposals on to state BOE

A look at the five rule proposals that will go on to the state board of education.

Cacapon/Beech fork requirements amended back out of Tourism bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The House voted to amend out of a Tourism reorganization bill language meant to force the state to sell bonds for long-promised...

Justice going to Wheeling Saturday for announcement about greyhound racing

Governor could veto bill that eliminates funding for industry.

Senator: If we’re voting on barber bill, why won’t House consider my sex assault bill?

Woelfel was incredulous over consideration and vote on the House's barber bill.

Manchin ‘deeply disappointed’ by nuclear option

West Virginia's U.S. Senator voted against Democrats using the option in 2013.

Sunday hunting legislation wins approval in Charleston

Bill clears the house on a 92-5 vote--and will head to the governor after the Senate concurs with technical amendment.

House votes Friday on constitutional amendment resolution for road money

If approved, the House version would let voters decide whether they want to pay more for better roads.

Gold & Blue Lunch: Baseball sports top-10 RPI

At the midpoint of its 54-game schedule, the Mountaineers look primed to end their 21-year NCAA tournament drought.

A winning hand for casinos; Senate committee kills bill that would have emptied out improvement fund

The $9 million already included in budgets that passed Senate and House.

California fugitive arrested in Lincoln County

Man eluded police twice before finally being apprehended Thursday morning.

Inmate dead after fight at Mt. Olive

Victim killed in a fight with another inmate

West Virginia prepares for April snow

Mountain counties will see several inches of snow Thursday into Friday.

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