Hoppy Kercheval
Report misses mark on needle exchange program
Last week, the Harm Reduction Journal published a report by Johns Hopkins University critical of the decision last year to shut down the Kanawha-Charleston Health Departments (KCHD) needle exchange program.
May 31, 2019 - 8:03 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Education reform is a high, but reachable, peak
The is the climbing season on Mount Everest. Its the narrow window when conditions are most favorable for individuals to try to make it to the top (29,035 feet) of the highest peak on the planet.
May 24, 2019 - 8:09 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Where does our state’s public education money go?
Most debates about public education in West Virginia will eventually include the subject of money.
May 17, 2019 - 7:56 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Opioid settlement with McKesson best case scenario
West Virginia is one of the states hit hardest by the opioid crisis.
May 10, 2019 - 8:09 am
Hoppy Kercheval
A possible solution to education reform stalemate
Gov. Jim Justice, Senate President Mitch Carmichael and House Speaker Roger Hanshaw have met to try to find common ground on the most contentious issues heading into the special legislative session on education in a few weeks.
May 3, 2019 - 8:15 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Manchin ‘thinking seriously’ about governor’s race
 In January, wrote that U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin was once again considering running for governor of West Virginia.
April 26, 2019 - 8:59 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Find out where your state income tax money goes
Do you ever wonder how your state income taxes are spent? Of course you do, and now there is a helpful tool on the website of State Auditor J.
April 19, 2019 - 8:58 am
Hoppy Kercheval
No change: Poor state, poor educational outcomes
It often feels like everything is just a little bit harder in West Virginia, and public education is no different.
April 12, 2019 - 9:19 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Kanawha GOP resolution bodes ill for Gov. Justice
Gov. Jim Justices road to re-election is hitting some bumps, and they are not just the potholes in the state roads that he has promised to fix.
April 5, 2019 - 8:47 am