Department of Homeland Security

Emails still missing from former Justice admins in lawsuits over jail, foster care conditions 

BY: - November 3, 2023

On Wednesday evening, Gov. Jim Justice’s administration announced that missing evidence in a class-action lawsuit against state officials over poor conditions at a jail had been located — it was there the whole time, they said. The revelation — which resulted in the firings of two top Department of Homeland Security employees — came after […]

Honaker moved to existing, hired role of inspector general, governor says 

BY: - October 13, 2023

Mike Honaker, a former state senator whom Gov. Jim Justice appointed to the newly created position of inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security is now in an “existing” hired role instead, the governor said Friday.  “He has been hired into an existing position as the inspector general,” Justice told a reporter during his […]

Honaker appointed inspector general for West Virginia Department of Homeland Security 

BY: - August 31, 2023

State Del. Mike Honaker, R-Greenbrier, has resigned from the House of Delegates to be the inspector general for the state Department of Homeland Security.  Gov. Jim Justice announced Honaker’s appointment in a new release Wednesday. “Del. Honaker has dedicated his life to public service, and I am thrilled to announce he will be West Virginia’s […]

The wreckage o a car teeters on a buckled roadway in Matlacha, Florida.

FEMA disaster relief fund faces August shortfall as feds scramble to find cash

BY: - July 13, 2023

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster relief fund is on track to run out of money as soon as next month, though the agency’s administrator told Congress on Thursday that she’s working with the White House to find a solution. “Our current projections on the disaster relief fund is that we will go […]