(Hint -- judging by what some Republican legislators are saying, it doesn't appear to be jobs or flood relief)
Reporter Eric Eyre wrote in Wednesday morning's Charleston Gazette-Mail:
A Republican state senator is urging West Virginia lawmakers to take up a transgender “bathroom bill” as the No. 1 item on a special session agenda that places flood relief as the fourth — and last — measure on the same list.
Senator . . .
Finally, Attorney General Morrisey's drug conflict-of-interest makes the national news
The third story on tonight's CBS Evening News after Clinton's attack on Trump's foreign policy qualifications and more news about Prince's opioid problems was an excellent 4-minute segment on West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's conflict-of-interest with the drug companies that have compounded the state's . . .
Sometimes it's not what gets published, it's what isn't published that counts
Found on page 3 of this morning's Intelligencer:
W.Va. Attorney General, Wells Fargo Reach $8M Settlement in Dispute
The article tells us that Attorney General Patrick Morrisey won a settlement with Wells Fargo Bank over banking practices:
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick . . .
Morrisey loses another case as the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ends his one-decision win streak
On Tuesday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Gloucester County's bathroom policy, finding that the policy violated Title IX which prohibits discrimination in schools. The Chaleston Gazette-Mail and others noted the involvement of West Virginia's attorney general:
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick . . .
So what if the state loses (yet again) -- AG Morrisey has a November election to think about?
Despite a long losing streak in judicial suits involving the Clean Power Plan, WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and 24 other state attorney generals are trying an even more unlikely-to-win tactic -- going directly to the Supreme Court. As The Hill reported on Wednesday:
The state attorneys general leading the court fight . . .
A look at three stories you didn't see in the morning Intelligencer
The first story is obvious if you watched any non-Fox news yesterday or read any news online:
Grand jury indicts leader behind Planned Parenthood videos
That's the headline found on many of the 6,000+ morning news sources that carried an AP report that begins:
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Houston grand jury . . .
Here's the AP report from the morning Intelligencer:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's attorney general has accused one of the nation's largest drug wholesalers of flooding the state with tens of millions of doses of prescription pills in violation of state law.
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Friday . . .