West Virginia Law News
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
West Virginia police receive assault rifles, military equipment through Department of Defense program
By Erin Beck Staff writer The McDowell County Sheriff's Department hasn't had to use its MRAP, a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle designed for military use, since it acquired it several months ago, according to Sheriff Martin West. But because it was loaned for free from the Department of Defense, West said, he couldn't turn it down. "It's pretty awesome if you see it," he said. "You can ...
Obama’s summer of LBJ
Antagonized by the presidents' policies, foreign and domestic, Democrats' hopes of keeping the Senate erode.
Report: W.Va. has one of best reserve funds in nation
By Phil Kabler Although legislators had to raid $100 million from the state's Rainy Day fund to balance the 2014-15 budget, a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts shows West Virginia has one of the healthiest reserve fund balances in the country. Part of Pew's "Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis" updates released Tuesday, the report shows West Virginia is one of four states in the U.S ...