Digging Deeper by Dan Heyman
UPDATE – Monday the Judicial Investigative Committee dismissed complaints against the remaining justices. In a written statement, the JIC said the charges against Beth Walker, Robin Davis and Margaret Workman were either unsubstantiated or were not significant violations.
Charleston, WV – As the House Judiciary Committee details of charges against state supreme court justices, the chair says it now looks unlikely they will finish their work on the timetable he wanted to meet.Read more
Morsels Of Truth
Thursday, July 19.
This morning I had the distinct pleasure of attending a session of the WV House of Delegates Supreme Court Impeachment Hearings. Unfortunately, there’s no punchline to that set up.Read more
Charleston, WV – In a sign of just how much money is sloshing around American politics, the Political Action Committee of Vice-President Mike Pence actually sent $5000 to the wrong Carol Miller.Read more
Charleston, WV – Last week, West Virginia Senate President Mitch Carmichael tried to take credit for the public employee pay raises he was a major obstacles to. Another state senator – one that backed the pay increases teachers went on strike to win – called that “laughable.”Read more
Photo Credit: Chris Dorst Charleston Gazette Mail
The workers of West Virginia have a proud history of fighting for their rights. While unions have taken some frustrating hits with recent legislation like Right To Work laws, the union spirit is still alive and well in the Mountain State.Read more
Photo Credit: WOWK TV
After years of spending cuts and pulling from the Rainy Day Fund it looks like the state of West Virginia will finish the year with a twenty eight million budget surplus for 2017-2018 budget year.Read more
Do you pay rent, or a mortgage? Perhaps a better question would be, have you ever payed rent, or a mortgage? You probably got in the habit of sending that check for whatever the usual amount was on the first of the month. It became part of your monthly routine.Read more