Brad McElhinny, Author at WV MetroNews

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Justice gathers highways workers, asks for lists of West Virginia roads to repair

Justice calls together highways leaders from across the state.

Monday March 18, 2019

Why increased funding hasn’t fixed West Virginia’s roads

Justice advocates for more money, more workers, more equipment.

With Carolyn Long departing as interim chancellor, search starts yet again

Agenda calls for HEPC to deal with interim chancellor's expected departure.

Sunday March 17, 2019

Money that had been set aside for Medicaid could go to W.Va. roads instead

Governor's veto of Medicaid supplemental appropriation bill frees up millions for other priorities.

Friday March 15, 2019

No drama, no platters, just a budget bill with W.Va. governor’s signature

The Legislature passed a $4.6 billion general revenue budget bill last Friday, a day ahead of the conclusion of the regular 60-day session.

Justice, looking for roads money, is conflicted about severance tax cut

Justice pushes the tiered severance tax idea he first advocated two years ago.

McElhinny: A fun event for a life-and-death cause

Join me in supporting this annual fundraiser for colorectal cancer screening.

Thursday March 14, 2019

New investment at Toyota WV is $111 million, 123 anticipated jobs

Manchin, Justice describe expansion.

Manchin and Justice exchange fire — again — over W.Va. road conditions

"He just won't work," Manchin said today. "Doesn't show up."

Wednesday March 13, 2019

Governor Justice: ‘I told the people of this state we were going to fix the damn roads’

Justice responds to complaints about West Virginia roads maintenance.

Tuesday March 12, 2019

Should ‘Roads to Prosperity’ turn toward West Virginia pothole repair?

“There is no doubt the Department of Transportation is doing great work on our Roads to Prosperity projects, but our secondary roads aren’t being addressed with the urgency needed,” Justice stated.

Monday March 11, 2019

Problems with West Virginia’s roads go beyond fired highways chief

Gov. Jim Justice fired Transportation Secretary Tom Smith this week, promising adjusted priorities.

W.Va. Senate wants U.S. Supreme Court to clarify impeachment issues

Petition doesn't seek to resume impeachment of justices but does want support for the Legislature’s primary role over impeachment in West Virginia.

Sunday March 10, 2019

Justice announces dismissal of Transportation Secretary Tom Smith

Complaints about secondary roads have simmered for months.

W.Va. lawmakers say governor’s upcoming roads announcement is overdue

Justice says 'our secondary roads aren’t being addressed with the urgency needed.'

With regular session done, special session on ‘educational betterment’ begins

Broad call begins with lawmakers talking with teachers, parents, students.

Saturday March 9, 2019

Legislature passes income tax cut on Social Security with three-year rollout

Bill now goes to the governor.

Friday March 8, 2019

W.Va. budget bill is done with a day to spare

Lawmakers passed a $4.6 billion general revenue budget.

Senators express concerns about foster care bill, then vote for it 33-1

Bill would make major changes to foster care system, including establishing managed care for health needs.

Delegates table motions to further discipline Caputo; lawyer says doorkeeper wants compensation

One resolution would have expelled the delegate; the other would have censured him.

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