Brad McElhinny

Yesterday May 20, 2018

Special session begins with attempt to get medical marijuana bill onto agenda

Special session continues Monday.

Pinning down the amount of commuting in WV government proves elusive

State agencies were asked to turn over information about state vehicles being used for commuting.

Supreme Court use of cars is focus of legislative audit again

The Legislative Auditor is also looking into additional matters related to the recent IRS audit and plans to report on them during June legislative interim meetings.

Friday May 18, 2018

Justice calls special session to deal with arts bill and more

There are several more items on the special session call.

Public hearings ahead for PEIA Task Force

Springfield, Marlinton, Moorefield, Franklin, Beckley, Princeton and Lewisburg are the next stops for the public outreach subcommittee of the PEIA Task Force.

Three-judge panel to take up case of Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber

The panel was named on Thursday by the state Supreme Court.

Thursday May 17, 2018

Former critic Bray Cary’s transition with governor is now central and controversial

Cary is now on payroll, shapes policy and draws scrutiny.

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Atlantic Coast Pipeline plans continued construction while reviewing appeals court ruling

A three-judge panel from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals invalidated a key U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service review.

Special session call is taking shape without sports betting fees

Agenda hasn't been released officially, but lawmakers are being told in advance what will be considered.

Appeals court nullifies key permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dominion Energy says it will continue construction while reviewing the court's decision.

Tuesday May 15, 2018

PEIA Task Force starts discussion about revenue and costs

The revenue and cost subcommittee took an initial dive into the complex balancing act of insurance for West Virginia state employees.

Governor walks fine line on W.Va. sports betting talks

Jim Justice, whose famed resort runs a casino and pro sports events, is at center of negotiations.

Monday May 14, 2018

WV officials celebrate new partnership with Qatar

The program will enable joint exchanges of forces to conduct training and partnership exercises.

Saturday May 12, 2018

Lawmakers say there’s no need to revisit WV sports betting policy

Justice administration has been negotiating about payments from casinos to pro sports leagues.

Friday May 11, 2018

At $8.75 an hour, Bray Cary becomes an official employee for Justice administration

Cary had been a volunteer in the Justice administration.

W.Va. journalist and Tomblin staffer Chris Stadelman dies

"It's a sad day, and he fought a tough battle," former Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said.

Thursday May 10, 2018

Justice’s ‘tentative deal’ on WV sports betting is news to casinos

"I was shocked. I was shocked," said John Cavacini, president of the West Virginia Gaming and Racing Association, which represents the state's five casinos.

Wednesday May 9, 2018

WVU, Marshall state their concerns about WV sports betting

Representatives of casinos, sports leagues gather at Lottery to discuss 'integrity fees.'

Patrick Morrisey now takes aim at incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin

Candidates for U.S. Senate are already sizing each other up.

Tuesday May 8, 2018

Three incumbents, including Karnes, knocked out of state Senate

Arvon, Drennan were named to their seats this year.

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