Bluestone Coke, which is owned by the family of Republican Jim Justice, was fined for air pollution violations at its coking plant north of downtown Birmingham.
The Republican governor had previously told Midler to kiss his dog's "hiney" after she insulted West Virginians.
The 70-year-old Republican governor ended his televised State of the State address Thursday night by flashing his English bulldog's rear end to the cameras and crowd.
Justice is isolating at home with moderate symptoms. He’s scheduled to receive a monoclonal antibody treatment.
Jim Justice, whose state has one of lowest COVID-19 vaccinations rates, called out people who claim the shots have microchips in them.
"They're not thinking right," Jim Justice said of the COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in his state.
House Bill 3293 prohibits trans girls and women from playing on women's sports teams at any public secondary school or state institution of higher education.
Republican Gov. Jim Justice passed a bill this week banning trans women and girls from playing on sports teams consistent with their gender identities.
“I don’t know really what the big rush to get rid of the mask is, because these masks have saved a lot of lives,” said Jim Justice.
Senate Democrats are pressing forward to pass COVID-19 relief — with or without Republicans.