The program is the first in the country to introduce drug testing as an eligibility requirement.
The court has upheld a ruling preventing gas companies from prospecting on people's land without permission, but threw out a series of lawsuits complaining of the nuisance created by their operations.
As natural gas booms around the Marcellus Shale, nearby residents continue to feel the burden of the industry's growth.
Legislation made the anti-vaccine movement possible—and as the example of West Virginia shows, it can also help fight it.
Roger Hanshaw, a Republican lawyer from Clay County, represents natural gas companies and gas industry lobby groups in his private legal practice while voting on measures that directly affect their businesses.
Both amendments were patterned after a successful policy change in Tennessee.
After a federal appeals court blocked a permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, the state's Department of Environmental Protection is changing standards to subvert the ruling.
Justice Beth Walker voted to re-open an already decided case around the time her husband owned stock in a variety of energy companies. And that's not even why she's been impeached.
It's the second time in two years that the judge has overruled efforts by Fayette leaders to protect their county from what they view as the negative effects of West Virginia's natural gas industry.
Jim Probst has dedicated the last five years to building a climate movement that's equally concerned with local coal miners' well-being as it is with the consequences of coal mining itself.
Even though a majority of West Virginians see government health care as fundamentally un-American, even evil, they know the Affordable Care Act is saving lives every day.
At least one member of the state’s trade delegation who helped negotiate the deal—a gas industry executive—was also working to help his private company on the trip.
The State House and Senate agreed on a bill to raise pay by 5 percent for all state employees, including teachers and school service workers.
Union leaders are demanding that Governor Jim Justice and state representatives arrange a meeting to hear employee demands for higher pay raises.
Could the program have driven some West Virginians to use heroin?
The perils of the “farm-food freedom” movement.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will systematically track who subcontractors were working for when accidents occur on cell tower sites.