Shauna Johnson

Monday May 8, 2017

Manchin willing to be part of redrafting of U.S. House health bill in Senate

Thus far, more than a dozen Republicans are making up the working group.

Wednesday May 3, 2017

Latest GOP health bill called “financial disaster for West Virginia”

Vote in U.S. House could come before the close of the week.

Tuesday May 2, 2017

From RESAs to co-ops; path for transition unclear

By law, the eight Regional Education Service Agencies in West Virginia must be dissolved by July 1, 2018.

Monday May 1, 2017

Permanent health benefits fix for retired coal miners part of Congressional spending plan

Votes in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate are expected this week.

Thursday April 27, 2017

Capito sees “really good things” in Trump tax reform blueprint

Simplifying the tax code, she said, will be especially helpful to West Virginians.

Wednesday April 26, 2017

New report shows cases of drugged driving surpass drunk driving

West Virginia is one of five states sharing in grant funding to train law enforcement officers to better identify drug-impaired driving.

Tuesday April 25, 2017

Hate crime charges against former Marshall football player now a question for state Supreme Court

The allegations date back to April 2015 when Butler allegedly attacked a gay couple in Huntington.

Monday April 24, 2017

Classes coming to a close this week for WVU Tech in Montgomery

Starting in August, all Tech students will be in Beckley.

Friday April 21, 2017

Putnam County woman charged with murder for friend’s heroin overdose death

Joney Farley, 35, was arrested just more than a month after the victim died at CAMC Teays Valley.

Thursday April 20, 2017

Pendleton County sheriff: Fleeing suspect shot after ramming cruisers, attempting to hit officers with vehicle

The suspect was wanted for a probation violation in Rockingham County, Virginia.

Medical marijuana legalization process could take two years

The new law gives oversight to the Bureau for Public Health.

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Tax refund wait may stretch into summer for some West Virginians

West Virginia State Tax Department official was expecting a crush of returns ahead of Tuesday night filing deadline.

Monday April 17, 2017

Senate majority leader confident about potential for budget compromise

No Special Session for budget work has yet been scheduled.

Thursday April 13, 2017

Reopening for State Capitol Complex’s Building 3 now scheduled for summer

A milestone in construction will be marked on Apr. 30, according to the Department of Administration.

Wednesday April 12, 2017

State BOE asked for “fair and impartial” hearing on Nicholas County school consolidation proposal

Dr. Gus Penix, president of Nicholas County BOE, is calling for a special meeting next week to address it since the proposal was not part of Wednesday's agenda.

Tuesday April 11, 2017

More substance abuse treatment space mandated in bill awaiting gubernatorial action

The goal is 600 additional beds by July 1, 2018.

Snowshoe Mountain president welcomes new owners

The Pocahontas County resort is part of $1.5 billion Intrawest acquisition from two Colorado companies, including Aspen Skiing.

Friday April 7, 2017

Manchin: U.S. strike on Syrian air base sends a strong message

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said this week's chemical attack in northern Syria showed the government there has not been complying with agreements to destroy existing chemical weapons.

Governor heading to Wheeling for greyhound announcement Saturday

President of the West Virginia Kennel Owners Association said he's hoping for a veto of legislation ending state funding for greyhound funding.

Thursday April 6, 2017

House votes Friday on constitutional amendment resolution for road money

If approved, the House version would let voters decide whether they want to pay more for better roads.

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