Brad McElhinny

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Justice names acting Secretary for Education and Arts

Clayton Burch has been a top official within the state Department of Education.

Tuesday March 13, 2018

PEIA Task Force gets rolling, with big job ahead

Task force next meets April 10 to get grounded on the basics.

Gayle Manchin, fired by Governor Justice, says she had to speak out

Governor considers whether to sign or veto bill dismantling arts department.

Five big issues for the PEIA Task Force

29-member task force has its first meeting today.

Monday March 12, 2018

Justice fires Gayle Manchin after she issues news release about ‘politically-motivated legislation’

Arts secretary says she'll resign if that would stop changes to department.

Justice appoints six new members to PEIA Task Force

Governor had been asked for more female representation on board.

Justice is weighing his decision on Education and the Arts

Justice says he and his staff are examining any potential unintended consequences.

Sunday March 11, 2018

WV sports betting debate may go extra rounds

Pro sports leagues want states to establish an 'integrity fee' of 1 percent on handles.

Saturday March 10, 2018

Legislature passes bill dealing with ‘public servant volunteers’

Now the bill goes to the governor to veto, sign or pass into law without his signature.

WV voters now to decide Judicial Budget Oversight Amendment

Legislature passes resolution with a few changes.

Armstead takes a bow as Speaker on final night of session

Armstead, first Republican speaker, will continue to serve in the position through December.

Bill dismantling Education and the Arts goes to the governor

The House of Delegates concurred with some changes on Saturday afternoon and passed the bill. 

WV budget passes, Day 60 of WV legislative session

Budget passed the House this morning and now goes to the Senate to concur.

Friday March 9, 2018

Justice lets sports betting bill become law; NBA hints at special session

Professional sports leagues have lobbied to have a one percent integrity fee amended into the bill.

Justice signs natural gas bills dealing with owners’ rights

Justice also signed a bill dealing with post-production expenses on drilling projects.

Senate votes to make Ethics Act apply to ‘public servant volunteers’

The bill that passed the Senate on Friday would update the state Ethics Act to apply to a 'public servant volunteer.'

Senate passes bill dealing with food stamp eligibility

Bill would limit waivers on work requirements from federal law for counties with high unemployment rates.

Voters may decide if Legislature gains more oversight of judicial spending

The House of Delegates passed the resolution by a 93-1 vote on Friday morning.

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