Jeff Jenkins

Tuesday March 7, 2017

House passes bill creating ‘organized retail crime’

Measure goes after those who hiring drug addicts rip off retail stores.

Monday March 6, 2017

A change; state revenue collections exceed estimates

All key taxes perform well in February.

From ‘knuckleheads’ to ‘blockheads’ Justice still critical of legislature over budget

House Speaker Armstead says Republican leadership will have budget plan ready by Thursday's 30-day mark.

Friday March 3, 2017

Senate bill up for passage would eliminate wage bond requirements

Opponents worried protection being removed for workers.

Bill passed to allow electioneering closer to polling places

Recent court cases bring into question current 300-foot limit.

End of weekend goal for power restoration crews

Customers impacted by isolated cases will likely get their power back on last.

Thursday March 2, 2017

Manchin says cutting education and the arts would be costly

New department secretary appears before Senate Finance Committee.

Wednesday March 1, 2017

CORPE optimistic about possible insurance relief

The coalition is holding a breakfast with lawmakers Thursday morning at the Capitol.

Tuesday February 28, 2017

House passes WVU-backed personnel bill

Opponents say it's mean-spirited.

Railroad workers want safer taxi rides

Bill would provide competition for transport at end of shifts.

Monday February 27, 2017

Thrasher says he needs change in water quality measurement to create jobs

HB 2506 subject of public hearing Monday at state capitol.

Funding for popular DHHR programs now highlighted in Justice’s SOS tour

IDD Waiver Program would be cut by 25 percent in governor's alternate budget.

Sunday February 26, 2017

New DEP chief hears a lot from trade groups during first weeks in office

Austin Caperton says industry wants to know how long it takes to issue permits.

Ohio carjacking suspect in custody after arrest near Charleston

One officer injured as result of crash during chase.

Senate passes bill to give judges option of ordering 7 years probation

Supporters say addition would help in some restitution cases.

Saturday February 25, 2017

Record high temperatures fall as weather settles back to normal

More than a half dozen West Virginia cities set new records Friday.

Friday February 24, 2017

Justice SBA appointee questioned by senators concerning possible conflict

Bucky Blackwell says he would recuse himself from any bids his daughter's company would submit for school work.

Thursday February 23, 2017

Some senators say new state police cadet class should be priority

New state police superintendent says this year's limited budget funds will be used to reduce drug case backlog in crime lab.

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