Caputo lone voice in opposition to ‘Campus Defense Act’

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Senate Judiciary Committee, on Wednesday, advanced their Committee Substitute for SB 10 – The Campus Defense Act – by a near-unanimous vote.  As explained to the committee by Senate Counsel Tom Smith, “The general purpose of this bill is to allow persons who are holders of concealed […]

THE BACK PEW–Jan 18, 2023

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By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV January 18, 2023 Last week, I predicted a series of bills would pass on day one in the Senate. Some of you wrote to say, “Really? Wouldn’t that be very unusual?”  Yes and yes. It really happened, and it is very unusual. Senate Republicans did this for a few reasons. Because […]

Morrisey announces $83 million opioid settlement

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W,Va. – W.Va. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, at a press conference on Wednesday, announced his office has agreed to an $83 million settlement with Walgreens Pharmacy, resolving a lawsuit which accused the pharmacy chain of contributing to the state’s excessive supply of prescription opioids. Under the terms of the settlement, Walgreens […]