Brad McElhinny

Friday July 27, 2018

Federal ruling affects Mountain Valley Pipeline’s route through national forest

Environmental groups questioned whether the plans for pipeline construction adequately control erosion and sediment.

Delegates go over impeachment evidence by the numbers

Evidence focuses on remodeling, working lunches, professional framing and travel in state vehicles.

Impeachment Day 6: A deeper dive into Supreme Court expenses

Today, members of the House Judiciary Committee will get information about the cost and scope of Supreme Court office renovations.

Thursday July 26, 2018

Friction began with a sexual harassment claim when Loughry was a clerk, Canterbury testifies

Much of Canterbury's testimony focused on Justice Allen Loughry, who faces a 23-count federal indictment.

Impeachment Day 5: Former Supreme Court administrator Canterbury takes the stand

Canterbury brings a key perspective in the impeachment proceedings that are now on their third week.

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Justice Loughry pleads not guilty to one more federal count

Loughry, already facing 22 federal charges, was hit with another on July 17.

EQT says new WV royalties law invokes improper use of ‘police power’

Company wants judge to deny state's motion to have federal complaint dismissed.

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Impeachment committee will independently weigh ethics of court’s working lunches

Judicial Investigation Commission concluded justices did not cross ethical lines through the practice of having working lunches at the court.

Sunday July 22, 2018

Sprint for Supreme Court seat may allow ballot access for more than one office

The filing period for the court seat vacated by retiring Justice Menis Ketchum begins August 6.

Canterbury, already a focus of impeachment hearings, may testify this week

Busy proceedings start again Thursday as the House Judiciary Committee continues to consider whether to impeach Loughry or any additional members of the court.

Saturday July 21, 2018

As judges affirm Richwood mayor’s removal, Baber maintains ‘witch hunt’ has occurred

The case before them was based on charges of maladministration, official misconduct and financial mismanagement.

Friday July 20, 2018

Impeachment committee holds off on Supreme Court tour until reporters can come too

The tour of the Supreme Court, where expensive renovations kicked off a series of controversies, had been scheduled for Friday.

Impeachment Day 4: Committee holds off on Supreme Court tour until WV media can be there

Impeachment hearings continue before the House Judiciary Committee.

Thursday July 19, 2018

Security officers describe helping Justice Loughry with his couch and desk moves

Supreme Court impeachment proceedings continue at the state Legislature.

Impeachment Day 3: Court employees describe Loughry’s moves on couch, desk

The House Judiciary Committee is continuing hearings to determine whether to recommend impeachment of one or more members of the West Virginia Supreme Court.

Wednesday July 18, 2018

Smiles and greetings at events for China developers give way to conflicts among key players

Photo galleries captured images of dinner, reception for China investors.

Carmichael’s universal healthcare question comes up before PEIA Task Force

In a series of tweets and in a statement released to the media earlier this week, Carmichael referenced a "radical socialist agenda."

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Another obstruction charge is added to Justice Loughry’s indictment

The new indictment adds an obstruction of justice count on top of the existing wire and mail fraud, false statements and witness tampering offenses. 

Carmichael says teachers union has ‘radical socialist agenda’

AFT-WV President Campbell fires back, saying Carmichael is taking credit for pay raise when he should not.

Monday July 16, 2018

Bankruptcy trustee wants financial documents from former Middletown Mall owner

Mall has been in the news because of years of state payments after DHHR vacated property.

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