Brad McElhinny

Thursday January 12, 2017

Tomblin suggests tax hikes, but Justice administration wants options open as it rolls in Monday

Justice chief of staff Nick Casey says administration continues to take shape.

It’s Governor Tomblin’s pet project but now it has Jim Justice’s support too

Rock Creek Development Park project would transform the former Hobet surface mine into an industrial park on 12,000 acres on the Boone and Lincoln county line.

Wednesday January 11, 2017

Tomblin says goodbye with encouragement and a suggested tax hike

Governor-elect Jim Justice swears oath on Monday.

Attorney General now takes the lead in state’s asphalt antitrust lawsuit

Department of Transportation had earlier contracted with private counsel.

Justice names new WV Tax Commissioner

Dale Steager, a lawyer in Charleston with Spilman Thomas and Battle.

Tuesday January 10, 2017

Lawmakers still want answers about private counsel in asphalt lawsuit

Committee meeting gets heated.

Pikewood National consents to $1.8 million fine from EPA

Settlement follows Clean Water Act claim.

Monday January 9, 2017

27 overdoses in one night, but few answers from the man taking the blame

Benz Griggs pleads guilty to heroin distribution.

Sunday January 8, 2017

End in sight (finally) for really big W.Va. state government computer upgrade

Last leg of switchover focuses on state Transportation Department.

Friday January 6, 2017

Chelsea Ruby to take over from Amy Shuler Goodwin as W.Va. Tourism commissioner

Ruby has served as top Commerce spokeswoman in Tomblin administration.

Even if Trump swats the Clean Power Plan on Day 1, more battles lie ahead

Controversial emissions standards already subject to court review.

Thursday January 5, 2017

Jim Justice and Mitch Carmichael trade shots over state budget, already

Estimated $400 million budget hole is impending.

Jim Justice names new Secretary of Veterans Assistance

Davis is a veteran of the U.S. Army and currently serves as a member of the Honor Guard at the Donald C. Kinnard Veterans Cemetery.

W.Va. Transportation Secretary Mattox is latest Tomblin higher-up to depart

Mattox says he will take job in private sector.

Wednesday January 4, 2017

Judge Gary Johnson, who lost re-election, named to W.Va. Supreme Court post

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Supreme Court has announced that former Nicholas Circuit Judge Gary Johnson, who was defeated in last year’s election, will be...

Monday January 2, 2017

Where and how the Atlantic Coast Pipeline could affect what’s along its route

Federal agency gives an initially-favorable environmental assessment.

Sunday January 1, 2017

West Virginia fuel tax drops on New Year’s, but is it cause to celebrate?

Other states are tinkering with their fuel tax.

Saturday December 31, 2016

90 years old, a lifetime on the airwaves and the desire to keep working

Paul Howard's co-workers call him 'The Hall of Famer.'

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