State to Launch Intermediate Court of Appeals


Brian Skinner Courts, Justice, State Government

By Brian J. Skinner, Esq. Gov. Jim Justice recently announced the state is accepting applications of candidates interested in serving as judges on the newly created Intermediate Court of Appeals. During the 2021 regular session, the West Virginia Legislature enacted Senate Bill 275, or the West Virginia Appellate Reorganization Act of 2021. Legislators debated an …Read More

Redistricting: Changes will affect legislative elections


Brian Skinner Elections, State Government, State Legislatures

By Brian J. Skinner, Esq. Recently you may have read about a series of meetings around the state designed to share information with the public about how state lawmakers should redraw congressional and legislative boundaries. Under the West Virginia Constitution, the state Legislature is required to redraw the lines every 10 years, using U.S. Census …Read More

The Importance of Communication to the Successful Implementation of a Medical Cannabis Regulatory Program


admin Medical Cannabis, State Government, Uncategorized

It has been now over three years since legislation was enacted creating West Virginia’s Medical Cannabis Program. The Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) recently completed the process of awarding grower, processor and dispensary permits and is now registering patients. It appears that medical cannabis products may be available for sale by late summer. But issuing …Read More

The Importance of Communication to the Successful Implementation of a Medical Cannabis Regulatory Program.


Brian Skinner Medical Cannabis, State Government
Medical Cannabis

By Brian Skinner, Esq. It has been now over three years since legislation was enacted creating West Virginia’s Medical Cannabis Program. The Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) recently completed the process of awarding grower, processor and dispensary permits and is now registering patients. It appears that medical cannabis products may be available for sale by …Read More

Six months after receiving CARES relief, Justice says West Virginia isn’t a slow spender


Brian Skinner State Fiscal & Economic Policy, State Government

WV Metro News — By Brad McElhinny  — October 14, 2020 Gov. Jim Justice continues to push back on criticism that the state isn’t expediting the rollout of federal CARES Act relief. “At the end of the day, we’re going to some way, some how, disburse every last dollar of this CARES money before December the …Read More

New on H2C's "From the Well" blog -- An Introduction to the newly created Intermediate Court of Appeals for West Virginia.
https://h2cstrategies.com/2021/09/30/state-to-launch-intermediate-court-of-appeals/

New Blog on redistricting in West Virginia - Redistricting: Changes will affect legislative elections.
https://h2cstrategies.com/2021/09/21/redistricting-changes-will-affect-legislative-elections/ #WVLegislature

GO-WV Remains Unhappy With Tax Valuation Process: According to a WVU Bureau of Business & Economic Research report on behalf of @GasOilWV, WV has the 3rd largest reserves of #naturalgas behind TX & PA, but growth of natgas in WV has lagged behind PA and OH https://www.theintelligencer.net/news/top-headlines/2021/09/west-virginia-gas-and-oil-association-remains-unhappy-with-tax-valuation-process/

Frontier says it will hire 100 new employees in West Virginia ⁦@heralddispatch⁩ https://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/frontier-says-it-will-hire-100-new-employees-in-west-virginia/article_7e92e608-1d4e-59b3-8d6f-d415274ffdbc.html

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