Brad McElhinny

Monday April 9, 2018

WV Tax Department still wants to collect in hotel cases

In two federal cases, the state says it is owed a total of $1,395,000 collected from hotel guests but not passed on.

Monday April 2, 2018

Five years, 12 lawyers and now a Supreme Court appeal for convicted kidnapper

Oral arguments in the Supreme Court are scheduled for this Tuesday.

Sunday April 1, 2018

WV Senate contenders have crossed paths before

Drennan is the sitting senator; Tarr has been a volunteer Senate staffer.

Thursday March 29, 2018

Justice vetoes Attorney General settlement fund bill

Supporters said the bill would have upheld the Legislature's power of the purse.

Justice envisions new WV curator for the arts

Governor participates in ceremonial signing of bill that dismantles current Department of Education and the Arts.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline request to extend tree cutting time is denied

The pipeline developer has faced a March 31 deadline to clear trees during a seasonal window designated to be of minimal harm to bats and migratory birds.

Wednesday March 28, 2018

Justice signs bill dismantling Education and Arts agency

In the same announcement, Justice said he aims to create a new Department of the Arts and Culture and History.

Authorities break up Mountain Valley Pipeline protest

A group of protesters has been in trees along the pipeline's intended path since Feb. 26, more than a month now.

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Justice signs food stamp bill, fleet management bill and more

Governor signs bills without commenting on them.

Turnpike authority starts discussion of higher tolls and flat rate option

New toll schedule likely to be presented next week during meetings at Tamarack.

Monday March 26, 2018

Most Gazette-Mail employees are retained under new owners

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that most of its employees have been retained by the newspaper’s new owners. New owners H-D Media faced...

PEIA’s Go365 is now gone

PEIA had determined Go365 rewards could be considered taxable income.

Sunday March 25, 2018

WV construction is building momentum

West Virginia added the highest percentage of new construction jobs during the past year at 14.4 percent, or 4,300 jobs.

Saturday March 24, 2018

Two volunteer firefighters killed when truck crashes while responding to triple fatality

Pratt Volunteer Fire Department was responding to separate fatal accident.

Friday March 23, 2018

House education chairman says he’d be OK with Justice’s arts secretary idea

Governor is deciding whether to sign or veto a bill that would shift Education and the Arts' functions to other agencies.

Justice signs bill dealing with guns in employers’ parking lots

Law would allow people to keep firearms locked in their vehicles while parked on their employer’s property.

Thursday March 22, 2018

Trust Trump on tariffs, Justice suggests

President announces the first steps toward imposing tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese goods.

Even if Education & the Arts goes, Justice wants an arts secretary

Governor also wants assurances of a smooth transition.

Justice touts nation-leading construction upswing in WV

Governor speaks at the West Virginia Construction and Design Expo.

Wednesday March 21, 2018

Thomas Health plans to expand, integrate addiction treatment

CEO hopes transition can be complete by April 15.

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