May 7, 2018

ProPublica, Ken Ward Jr., May 4, 2018- Matt Wender’s vision for Fayette County begins with the New River Gorge. Whitewater rafters, hikers and mountain bikers congregate there every summer. Craft beer and artisan pizza are helping his home emerge as an outdoor tourism hub. Just upstream from the river, there’s …

December 6, 2017

Charleston Gazette-Mail, Phil Kabler, December 4, 2017- Working from the premise that regulations hinder the economy, researchers from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University on Monday encouraged legislators to consider setting caps on the number of regulations state agencies can impose. “There’s increasing academic evidence that regulation, especially federal …

October 2, 2017

The State Journal, Linda Harris, September 29, 2017- Industry leaders were told this week West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio couldn’t be more different when it comes to the regulatory environment governing oil and gas operations. Babst Calland’s Blaine Lucas told attendees at Shale Insight 2017 in Pittsburgh this week that …

September 21, 2017

The Exponent Telegram, Christopher Dowell, September 20, 2017- West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry led a multi-state coalition in supporting the right of individual states to prohibit sanctuary cities within their borders. According to their petition, sanctuary jurisdictions — cities and localities that prohibit …