Constitutional Amendment http://wvpublic.org en House Judiciary on Future Fund and Crime Victim Compensation, Local Issues in Senate, & Frack Waste http://wvpublic.org/post/house-judiciary-future-fund-and-crime-victim-compensation-local-issues-senate-frack-waste <p>The House Judiciary Committee deals with a constitutional amendment to partner with the establishment of a Future Fund and also deals with a bill that would change awards given from the Crime Victim's Compensation Fund, Members of the Senate bring their local issues to the floor and the Natural Resources Committee sees controversy over a bill relating to deer farming. Glynis Board delivers a special report on frack waste and what researchers think is best to do with it.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:54:12 +0000 Dave Mistich 8146 at http://wvpublic.org House Judiciary on Future Fund and Crime Victim Compensation, Local Issues in Senate, & Frack Waste House Looks at Senate Water Protection Bill, Charleston CVB Hopes to Shake Water Stigma, & More http://wvpublic.org/post/house-looks-senate-water-protection-bill-charleston-cvb-hopes-shake-water-stigma-more <p>The House of Delegates went through 60 items on their daily calendar on "Crossover Day," the last day for bills to be out of their house of origin. But, House Judiciary heard from environmental consulting firm Downstream Strategies as they examined Senate Bill 373, the bill that would regulate above-ground storage facilities. The Senate votes on 11 bills, debates three possible Constitutional Amendments, and also votes on the teacher pay raise bill. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:51:06 +0000 Dave Mistich 7800 at http://wvpublic.org House Looks at Senate Water Protection Bill, Charleston CVB Hopes to Shake Water Stigma, & More Constitutional Amendments Make it One Step Closer to Nov. Ballot http://wvpublic.org/post/constitutional-amendments-make-it-one-step-closer-nov-ballot <p>In a rare occurrence at the statehouse, Senators debated three possible Constitutional Amendments on the floor, changes that will ultimately be sent to the people for their approval. &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br />Senate Joint Resolution 10 proposes a Constitutional Amendment designating the right to hunt and fish for West Virginians.<br /><br />Sen. Corey Palumbo amended the resolution on the floor Wednesday, clarifying that the people of West Virginia have the right to hunt and fish the state’s game, but the state still maintains the ability to regulate those activities.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:21:53 +0000 Ashton Marra 7792 at http://wvpublic.org Constitutional Amendments Make it One Step Closer to Nov. Ballot