Eric Douglas

Eric is WVPB’s News Director. He’s a native of Kanawha County and graduated from Marshall University with a degree in journalism. He has written for newspapers and magazines throughout his career. He is also an author, writing both nonfiction and fiction, including a series of thriller novels set in locations around the world.

Rainy Day Funding Formula Changed By Legislature

The West Virginia House of Delegates passed a Senate bill Monday that makes changes to how much money is set aside into the state’s rainy day funds. For the bill to become law, the Senate must concur with an amendment. 

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First Extraordinary Legislative Session Of 2024 Began Sunday

The West Virginia Legislature met Sunday evening in response to a call from Gov. Jim Justice to address issues with the state budget passed during the regular session, among others.

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Governor Calls Special Legislative Session Sunday

Gov. Jim Justice has called the West Virginia Legislature into a much-anticipated special session Sunday. 

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