Rallying Teachers Flood the Capitol, Governor Cancels Presser

Feb 2, 2018

On The Legislature Today, hundreds of teachers rallied at the Capitol. Teachers from selected counties staged walk-in's and walk-outs, and Governor Jim Justice cancelled a scheduled press conference where it was planned he would talk about education issues. Host Andrea Lannom chats with fellow statehouse reporters Brad McElhinny of West Virginia MetroNews and Ryan Quinn of the Charleston Gazette-Mail in another reporter roundtable.

Senior Reporter Dave Mistich brings us a look from Friday’s massive teachers rally.

Join us for The Legislature Today on Monday, February 5 as we pick-up our coverage of all the activity here at the statehouse, including a focus on a task force report on child sexual abuse by the Joint Committee on Education. We'll discuss the report and recommended legislation with the Executive Director of the West Virginia Child Advocacy Network.

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