Brad McElhinny

Wednesday January 3, 2018

Gas storage hub project clears first hurdle for big loan

Proposal moves on to second phase of Department of Energy's application process.

WV sends back its revised education accountability plan

Explanation part of Every Student Succeeds Act.

Plan aims to boost starting WV correction officer salaries to $30,000 within 3 years

Justice has declared State of Emergency over staffing levels in WV prisons and jails.

Landowners say Mountain Valley Pipeline shouldn’t gain immediate access

Pipeline company says it needs access right away to stay on schedule.

Tuesday January 2, 2018

‘Bad faith’ accused in Morgantown hotel bankruptcy filing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A lender asked that a second bankruptcy filing by the owners of a defaulting Morgantown hotel to be dismissed, saying the filing...

Long delays on benefits test patience for new WV public retirees

Some delays have lasted several months during transition to new computer system.

Sunday December 31, 2017

Mixed reviews for West Virginia in analysis of Every Student Succeeds Act plan

The federal program, which takes the place of No Child Left Behind, is meant to provide more flexibility for states while still being overseen by the U.S. Department of Education.

Saturday December 30, 2017

Despite Trump claim, WV economy may not be performing ‘fantastically’

Economic bright spots have been sharper because of long period of stagnation.

Friday December 29, 2017

State of Emergency declared over WV corrections staffing

Governor signs executive order.

Trump takes aim at ‘nice guy’ Manchin

In New York Times interview, Trump says Manchin offers to collaborate but doesn't follow up.

Thursday December 28, 2017

Justice’s Black Knight Country Club is closing

Justice bought the struggling club because of fond memories.

West Virginia receives questions about Every Student Succeeds Act plans

Other states have gotten questions about their plans too.

Tuesday December 26, 2017

Lender says there were other ways to pay back Justice’s helicopter loan

Governor is being sued personally for default on private aircraft.

Sunday December 24, 2017

Even after retirement, his commitment to Christmas toy drive continues

Toy drive has grown to serve about 400 a year.

After layoffs, Forestry looks to rebound

Agency is re-hiring for some of the positions that were lost.

Saturday December 23, 2017

Distrust casts shade over compromise potential on Nicholas schools

If trust issues aren't addressed, mediation process could fail, consultants advise.

Shopping center developer at odds with pipeline developer

Paco Land says pipeline will ruin planned use of Nicholas County property.

Friday December 22, 2017

Alpha Natural Resources announces changes to stock structure

Company says it aims to simplify.

Wednesday December 20, 2017

Delegate O’Neal to take role with Governor’s Office

Delegate is latest legislator to join governor's staff.

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