EQT Bd Member Continues to Stir Controversy in WV Gov Office Role

Bray Cary

This is a story that won’t go away. Last week MDN told you about the kerfuffle over EQT board member Bray Cary and his work as an unpaid, “informal” adviser to WV Gov. Jim Justice (see EQT Board Member Unofficial Adviser to WV Gov Justice and More on EQT Board Member Serving in WV Gov’s Office). Cary has his own “swipe card” giving him 24/7 access to the Capitol. Cary has been “taking part in policy-oriented meetings.” He’s not on the payroll and he doesn’t answer to anyone. He’s also not subject to the state Ethics Act. Because Cary sits on the EQT board, and EQT has big assets in WV, critics see a conflict of interest. In our own simple words, Bray Cary has become a problem for EQT–a problem that needs to get fixed, fast. He either needs to end his role as unpaid adviser to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, or resign from EQT’s board of directors. Continuing to function in both roles is clearly a distraction EQT doesn’t need–and doesn’t want…

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