David Beard/The Dominion Post, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday June 18, 2019

Audit shows Jobs Act has done little for state unemployment

The Jobs Act was enacted in 2001 with the goal of deriving at least 76 percent of workers on publicly funded improvement projects from the local labor force.

House passes bill to allocate $50 million more to highway projects

Most money to be spent on bridges, slips and slides.

Monday June 17, 2019

House committees moving some bills that aren’t omnibus

Day 1 of House special session resumption.

Saturday June 15, 2019

Lawsuit against Mylan, others moved to federal court

Conspiracy alleged.

Thursday June 13, 2019

Open letter criticizes diocese for approach to scandals

The letter, dated Wednesday, expresses outrage over the sex abuse and financial mismanagement scandals currently troubling the diocese.

Monday June 10, 2019

Supreme Court sides with gas developers in Harrison County case

In a 3-2 split, the court said defendants Antero Resources’ and Hall Drilling’s operations were reasonably necessary to extract the gas.

Sunday June 9, 2019

Pennsylvania governor wants severance tax on natural gas

Measures introduced this past week.

Saturday June 8, 2019

Lawsuit challenges 2018 gun parking lot law

Coalition of domestic violence groups claim law is unconstitutional.

Friday June 7, 2019

Morgantown firefighters sue city over holiday pay

All 57 union members part of suit.

Thursday June 6, 2019

Latest on Appalachian Storage Hub discussed at annual conference

Third annual gathering held in Washington, Pa., Thursday.

Wednesday June 5, 2019

New law allows emergency refills of crucial medication

The state Legislature unanimously passed House Bill 2524 during the previous legislative session.

Supreme Court sides with property owners; companies have no right to get natural gas without permission

The court unanimously upheld a Doddridge County Circuit Court ruling.

Sunday June 2, 2019

New leasing challenge for royalty owners

Cross-unit drilling detailed at annual conference.

Saturday June 1, 2019

UAW fund wants Mylan shareholders to support expanding executive misconduct policy

Mylan has included the issue as a discussion item for its June 21 annual meeting in Amsterdam, but it is not up for a vote.

Developers of Harrison County power plant name contractor for project

ESC Harrison County Power has entered into a contract with Connecticut-based Gemma Power Systems.

Tuesday May 21, 2019

The Health Plan and MedExpress part ways

MCO says no connection with recent deal with WVU Medicine.

Monday May 20, 2019

Legislature passes updated cannabis integration bill

The new measure comes with an amendment from the state Senate.

Lawmakers make corrections, pass anti-hazing bill

Gov. Jim Justice previously vetoed the legislation.

Saturday May 18, 2019

Pothole patching provides better ride on Monongalia County road

DOH continues to make progress on secondary road repairs.

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