Alex Thomas

Yesterday August 14, 2018

AEP Foundation presents WVSU grant for chemical engineering program

The grant will go toward equipment to be used in coursework as well as student and faculty research.

Thursday August 9, 2018

Farrell appointed to serve in place of Loughry, chief justice if necessary

Justice Allen Loughry is suspended from the court without pay due to charges of judicial misconduct.

Monday August 6, 2018

Lottery Commission files sports betting rule, allowing process to move forward

If the commission had not filed a notice before Wednesday, sports betting would not have been allowed in West Virginia until March 2019.

Sunday August 5, 2018

Justice goes after Democrats in WVCA address

Gov. Jim Justice credited Republicans for the recent accomplishments of the state government.

Friday August 3, 2018

Charleston police officer honored with national recognition

Patrolman Seth Johnson was named in May as the American Police Hall of Fame's National Police Officer of the Year.

Wednesday August 1, 2018

Aspiring state trooper visits State Police headquarters as part of nationwide journey

Twelve-year-old Brett Holbrook visited West Virginia State Police headquarters in South Charleston.

Tuesday July 31, 2018

Analyst: No clear leader in Manchin-Morrisey match-up

The Cook Political Report rates the contest between Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and Republican West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey as a "toss-up."

Monday July 30, 2018

Manchin holds ‘productive’ meeting with Kavanaugh

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was the first Democrat to meet with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Thursday July 26, 2018

Pence goes after Manchin, supports Morrisey in Wheeling speech

Vice President Mike Pence took part in an event on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Blankenship files to run for Senate, this time with Constitution Party

Don Blankenship's move Tuesday happened more than two months since he lost the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate.

Monday July 23, 2018

Manchin to meet Kavanaugh next week

Manchin will become the first Democrat to meet Kavanaugh.

Blankenship to file for US Senate, challenge ‘sore loser’ law

Blankenship's campaign said he does not expect the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office to certify his candidacy,

Friday July 20, 2018

Manchin: Feeling no pressure from Schumer to oppose Kavanaugh nomination

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., led a roundtable on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Thursday July 19, 2018

Manchin leads Democrats on resolution protecting pre-existing conditions coverage

Forty-nine senators — 47 Democrats and two independents — are backing the resolution.

Tuesday July 17, 2018

West Virginia lawmakers support intelligence community following Trump comments

President Donal Trump threw doubt behind the intelligence community during a joint press conference Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Monday July 16, 2018

Manchin invites constituents to send comments on Kavanaugh

A website and email address have been set up by Manchin's office for constituents to submit comments on the current federal judge.

Thursday July 12, 2018

Capito meets with Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump announced his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh Monday.

Tuesday July 10, 2018

Morrisey expects Manchin to support Kavanaugh due to election pressure

President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the Supreme Court Monday.

Monday July 9, 2018

West Virginia officials react to Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sunday July 8, 2018

Capito looking for Supreme Court nominee similar to Gorsuch

President Donald Trump is expected to announce Monday his nominee to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the nation's highest court.

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