Tag: West Virginia state government

In opioid-ravaged WVa, potential deal raises hopes for help

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Crumbling roofs and parking lots. Broadband glitches. Technology challenges. The priority list for Prestera Center goes beyond the mental health and...

Judge scraps order halting West Virginia needle exchange law

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A federal judge has scrapped a temporary restraining order on West Virginia‚Äôs new law that tightens requirements on needle exchange programs. ...

Biden picks ex-West Virginia health official as drug czar

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is nominating West Virginia's former health commissioner as the nation's top anti-drug official, tapping a doctor who served on...

Judge extends order halting WVa needle exchange law

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A federal judge Thursday extended a temporary restraining order on West Virginia's new law that tightens requirements on needle exchange programs. ...

Needle exchange law in West Virginia halted amid lawsuit

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A judge in West Virginia has granted a group's request to stop a law tightening requirements on needle exchange programs from...

Governor: GOP pick for public broadcasting brings ‘balance’

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is defending his appointment of a Republican Party operative to a public broadcasting oversight board, saying...

Feds: West Virginia transgender athlete ban violates law

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Justice has slammed a new West Virginia law that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports,...

GOP operative’s pick for broadcasting board prompts concern

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's nomination of a Republican Party operative to a public broadcasting oversight board has prompted concern about...

West Virginia gov: Bank deceived family for loan guarantee

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In a new court filing, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice blamed a bankrupt U.K. bank for fraudulently inducing him into personally...

West Virginia governor sues bank in latest twist for his biz

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his companies are suing another bank lender, the latest trouble for his business empire after...