Brad McElhinny

Monday January 14, 2019

Governor Justice calls federal judge’s rulings against the company he owns ‘bizarre’

The court system has been trying to collect on a $1.23 million contempt order.

Friday January 11, 2019

Justice Loughry is denied one of his two motions for retrial

Judge John Copenhaver submitted the 35-page order today.

Morrisey: WV can’t be totally confident on medical marijuana without federal changes

West Virginia has been trying to figure out how to comply with federal law when handling taxes and fees.

Thursday January 10, 2019

Governor Justice says he needs knee surgery after session and basketball season

When he has the procedure, Justice will join about 4.7 million Americans who have had knee replacement surgery.

Lawmakers start to question aspects of Justice’s budget proposal

Senators wonder whether West Virginia's current energy renaissance will last long enough to carry state revenue through the coming years.

Fiery Senator Ojeda tells colleagues he’s leaving for presidential bid

Ojeda says he'll return to Senate on Monday before hitting the campaign trail in Iowa.

Wednesday January 9, 2019

With more money and no props, Justice wants pay raises, tax cuts and ‘Jim’s Dream’

Governor gets a little more formal with third State of the State address.

Revenue improvement helps Justice’s budget options, including raises

Proposed budget anticipates continued revenue growth.

Big budget list is the starting point for Justice’s big speech

Governor Justice's third State of the State address is tonight.

Tuesday January 8, 2019

W.Va. House requests U.S. Supreme Court review of impeachment issues

Request is meant to provide oversight, not necessarily to reopen impeachment.

As session begins, W.Va. governor says no to charter schools; Senate president is ‘100 percent’ in favor

Justice says West Virginia isn't in position to gamble on charter schools.

PEIA Task Force recommends changes meant to shore up finances

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The PEIA Task Force has two proposals to provide more certainty and flexibility for finances. The recommendations that were approved Monday would...

Monday January 7, 2019

Governor Justice announces re-election bid, this time as a Republican

Justice says there's more work, and he's the guy for the job.

Shutdown hasn’t affected 148,562 W.Va. households receiving food stamps — yet

During the ongoing shutdown, the office that administers SNAP has sent home 95 percent of its employees without pay.

Sunday January 6, 2019

Property tax cut for business may be back, but in what form?

Details may be more clear after State of the State this week.

State revenue is better, but demands on budget are mounting

List begins with $100 million for insurance and 5 percent pay raises for public employees.

Saturday January 5, 2019

Invitation from GOP hints at Justice campaign announcement

Campaign announcement set for Monday in White Sulphur Springs

Thursday January 3, 2019

Federal Judge Goodwin says no to halting court for shutdown

Goodwin says the burden is on the federal government to continue court business.

Federal judge: Justice company continues to flout court order

U.S. District Judge Irene Berger says strategy won't produce positive results.

Ads in W.Va. judicial elections prompt an official warning

Advisory opinion says judicial candidates have obligation to disavow misleading third-party ads.

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