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Thursday January 9, 2020

Governor Justice on federal probe: ‘They found nothing’

Governor expresses relief, says investigation has been hard on his family and businesses.

Wednesday January 8, 2020

Justice, in fourth State of State, says WV economy is a lightning bolt

Justice unveils several new spending proposals, most aimed at child health and welfare.

State leaders propose filling gap with Medicaid dollars, but also investing more for children’s health

State officials estimate revenue decline of $108 million for the coming fiscal year.

Tarr says he’s up for Senate Finance relief duty while Chairman Blair recovers

Blair continues to recover in hospital as session begins.

Tuesday January 7, 2020

Tarr, named vice chairman for Finance, is on the hot seat right away

Tarr likely to lead Finance Committee meetings while Senator Blair recovers from wreck.

Governor Justice’s lawyers say federal investigation is over

Justice's lawyer says there is no official paperwork and that it is not necessary.

Monday January 6, 2020

Child welfare bills get a legislative preview

Lawmakers say bills need work before being considered in regular session.

Sunday January 5, 2020

Gaunch favors investment fund idea; legislators have questions

Speaker's top priority is establishing a capital investment fund that would let the state partner with companies or the sovereign funds of other nations.

Senate Finance Chairman Blair recovers from serious wreck, says he’ll be back

Blair had been preparing for regular legislative session, which starts Wednesday.

Crouch welcomes legislative attention to child welfare, bristles over lawsuit

Several bills may make changes to West Virginia child welfare system.

Saturday January 4, 2020

Carmichael wants to make clear that his position on nondiscrimination bill is uncertain

Hanshaw says he is wary of adding more protected classes to human rights law.

Legislative financial debate will focus on property tax cut for manufacturers

Change to state constitution would require two-thirds supermajorities in Legislature and vote by public.

Friday January 3, 2020

West Virginia budget unlikely to be a battle for once

Revenue Secretary Hardy projects 'flat' budget, and lawmakers agree.

Thursday January 2, 2020

Hanshaw pushes a new W.Va.-led investment fund to reopen door to China deal and more

First bill for House would establish West Virginia-led investment fund.

Wednesday January 1, 2020

After a decade of debate, it’s a make or break year for historic Hill Top House

Developers say they are ready to move forward with redevelopment project -- or call it quits.

Monday December 30, 2019

Findings on ‘Nazi salute’ photo: Ignorance was the cause, but message reflects hate

The photo, shown on letterhead with the state symbol, is titled “Hail Byrd.”

Sunday December 29, 2019

Hikers’ path over Potomac River is derailed after Harpers Ferry train accident

CSX, National Parks Service plan a path forward this week.

Wednesday December 25, 2019

Cancer fight can’t stop Christmas toy drive

Toy drive must go on as organizer recovers from serious illness.

Tuesday December 24, 2019

Full report detailing Bransfield allegations is published by Washington Post

Allegations include financial improprieties and sexual harassment.

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