Honaker acting as Inspector General despite being constitutionally-ineligible

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Late last week, at a meeting of the Jails & Prisons Committee, the agenda included a presentation by: “Mike Honaker, Inspector General – WV Department of Homeland Security.”  Numerous media outlets reported on the meeting and referred to Honaker by the title of Inspector General. Yet, as previously reported by RealWV, […]

Emails show Honaker is not Inspector General, but who is?  

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Three weeks ago, RealWV reported that Mike Honaker seemed to be constitutionally-ineligible to serve as Inspector General for the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security, a position he was appointed to by Governor Jim Justice.  At the time, neither Honaker nor Justice returned requests for comment. During a Sept. 20 press […]

Confusion surrounds delegate’s personal property tax records 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Public records would seem to indicate that Del. Mike Honaker, R-Greenbrier, who in July authored an editorial entitled “Protect American People from IRS Overreach,” has not paid personal property taxes for years and now seems to be rectifying that.  As of July 31, the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office tax database contains […]