Impeachment Trial Dates Set for 4 Supreme Court Justices

Sep 12, 2018

Credit West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, pre-trial impeachment proceedings in the West Virginia Senate kicked off Tuesday with a roller coaster that still leaves all four impeached justices standing trial. An offer to publicly reprimand Chief Justice Margaret Workman and Justice Beth Walker was ruled out of order. Additionally, a motion to dismiss articles of impeachment against now-retired Justice Robin Davis was rejected by the Senate. Dave Mistich reports.

Also on today's show, nearly 1,800 acres of state-owned forest in Pennsylvania have been cleared for gas drilling over the past decade -- wiping out critical habitat for native species. For StateImpact Pennsylvania, the Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier checked up on researchers who are trying to bring some of it back.

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