CHARLESTON — A bill that would regulate needle exchange programs in West Virginia passed the Republican-controlled legislature on Saturday. Critics have said more stringent requirements for the programs will constrain the number of providers who give clean syringes to injection drug users no…
PARKERSBURG — A former Parkersburg City Councilman pleaded not guilty this week to charges relating to the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reported.
CHARLESTON — A bill that would establish an intermediate court system in West Virginia won approval in the Senate last week and awaits the signature of Republican Gov. Jim Justice.
CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia's coronavirus vaccination campaign will turn to young people to stem transmission rates after giving shots to most senior citizens.
West Virginia’s House of Delegates passed a bill aiming to eliminate the state personal income tax over a little more than a decade, but immediate questions remain.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia business groups are opposing key parts of Republican Gov. Jim Justice's proposal to cut the personal income tax because it includes other tax hikes. On top of those concerns, Republicans are worried that the federal stimulus package stymies their ability to enact t…
CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia's consumer sales tax rate would increase from 6% to 7.9% under a proposal submitted to the Legislature on Thursday to eliminate the state's personal income tax.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia has long proclaimed itself ``Almost Heaven,'' a nod to a song and soaring mountaintop vistas. Now some joke the state name-checked in ``Take Me Home, Country Roads'' could take things up a notch as Democratic U.S. Sen Joe Manchin bargains his way through Congress.
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DAVIS — Atmosphere and intent go a long way in a place like the Billy Motel in Tucker County.
CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has ordered the loosening of pandemic restrictions on businesses after a decline in coronavirus deaths and cases, and he sought the return of all elementary and middle school students to in-person learning.
CHARLESTON — Leaders from both parties in the West Virginia Senate on Tuesday credited Republican Gov. Jim Justice for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic but some cautioned that more can be done, including helping small businesses.
CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore said Wednesday his office will seek greater oversight of an agency that a legislative audit says did not keep adequate records of a loan program intended to boost the state’s economy.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University has set a goal of eliminating single-use disposable plastics from its campus by the end of 2026, the school said.
ELKINS — The National Natural Landmark Program has named the Bear Rocks and Allegheny Front Preserve as the 600th National Natural Landmark.
CHARLESTON (AP) — Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continued to decline last week in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily blocked a newly appointed state lawmaker from assuming his duties while it considers a challenge to the legality of his appointment.
CHARLESTON — Republican West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice was sworn in to a second and final term Friday.
Investigators with the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office are seeking the public’s help in locating drivers who are believed to have been in the area of last month’s arson fires in Berkeley County that resulted in the death of a West Virginia Air National Guard firefighter.