Gee: Lawmakers Should Invest In, Not Cut Higher Ed

Mar 28, 2017

On The Legislature Today, Republican House leadership's budget plan, according to Finance Chair Eric Nelson, aims to protect higher education from additional budget cuts after lawmakers initially announced they’d reduce funding to the system by $50 million.

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee sat down with me earlier today to discuss the potential budget implications for his university.

Wednesday is crossover day at the statehouse which means a crucial deadline for passing bills. Senators and Delegates spent hours on the floor today ahead of that cut off-- we bring you a look at legislation taken up in both chambers.