Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was named one of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People of 2021” Wednesday. He was listed in the “Leaders” category along with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Sen. Liz Cheney and Stacey Abrams.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sixteen small businesses and agriculture producers in rural West Virginia are receiving more than $177,000 from a federal government program that helps install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements.
If Congress follows through on approving sweeping investments in infrastructure, West Virginia Public Service Commission Chairwoman Charlotte Lane knows where she wants the money to go.
More people are currently incarcerated in West Virginia’s regional jails than there were in 2020, when the Legislature passed a bail reform law meant to decrease the state’s jail population.
The feds are going after West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice for failing to comply with a consent order under which he pledged to address environmental violations — again.
It had been just 10 days after 4 inches of rain in 30 minutes flooded every underpass in his city.
People at a hearing about West Virginia’s legislative redistricting process told lawmakers Thursday they are most concerned about transparency and ensuring the House of Delegates has 100 single-member districts.
Ranking Senate Democrats voiced strong opposition Thursday to calls for a special session to pass legislation that would prohibit businesses, school systems, and colleges and universities from requiring vaccinations or other COVID-19 mitigation measures.
EUNICE — On a gorgeous May afternoon, Charles Dickens wasn’t sitting on the back porch he had installed at his doublewide mobile home of more than four decades. He wasn’t tending to his garden facing Coal River Road. He couldn’t do that anymore.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his family won’t immediately have to pay Carter Bank a lump sum of more than $61 million, and Carter Bank & Trust won’t be subject to the more than $400 million lawsuit the Justices filed against the Virginia bank, as part of a settlement the parties re…
A panel of federal appeals judges has vacated a ruling by U.S. District Judge Chuck Chambers regarding the way candidates are placed on the ballot in West Virginia.
The trustees of a miner union’s retiree benefit plan have sued three of Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies in federal court over what they say was a failure to pay monthly premiums for four years.
The West Virginia Supreme Court will determine whether the State of West Virginia will have to reinstate its participation in federal unemployment support.
HUNTINGTON — Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce president and chief executive officer Bill Bissett is leaving his position to accept a job with U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, it was announced Wednesday morning.
The Protect Our Care national bus tour stopped at the state Capitol in Charleston on Monday. Protect Our Care’s bus tour is covering 8,600 miles and 36 events in 19 states, to promote the work of President Joe Biden, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and other Democratic lawmakers pushing for impro…
Barbara Ellen Smith first heard about the Battle of Blair Mountain when she came to work for the Black Lung Association, on Washington Street East in Charleston, in the winter of 1971-72.
Jordan Maynor, a business and political consultant from Beckley, will represent the 28th House District in the state Legislature, Gov. Jim Justice announced Thursday.
LEWISBURG — During a special meeting Wednesday of the Greenbrier County Board of Education to discuss the county’s COVID-19 policy, the talk turned to Gov. Jim Justice and his bid to again become a high school boys basketball coach.
Out of six people who applied for the Greenbrier East High School boys basketball coaching job in July, Gov. Jim Justice was the “obvious choice,” Greenbrier East Principal Ben Routson said in a statement Tuesday.
An insurance company and a company consisting of Gov. Jim Justice and his adult children are eyeing a settlement of the former’s federal lawsuit alleging that the latter owes $166,666 for claims that it submitted for coverage under workers’ compensation and employers’ liability insurance policies.