Jack Walker

Jack Walker joined West Virginia Public Broadcasting at the Eastern Panhandle Bureau in January 2024. Previously, he worked for the Washington Blade and the Times West Virginian in Fairmont. He has received both a master’s and bachelor’s degree from Brown University, as well as an associate’s degree from Frederick Community College.

Constitutional Protection From Euthanasia Could Appear On Ballots This Fall

Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have backed a resolution allowing residents to vote to add protection from euthanasia to the state constitution during this fall's general election.

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State Revenue Falls Short In February, But Remains Ahead For Year

West Virginia’s state revenue for February 2024 fell $30.62 million below official estimates — nearly 10 percent lower than anticipated. Despite this, the state revenue remains above projections for the current fiscal year as a whole.

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Potential Kroger Strike, Southern Coal And Artificial Intelligence, This West Virginia Week

On this West Virginia Week, the state legislature began winding down its 2024 session. Wednesday marked the last day for new bills to pass out of their chamber of origin, and now both the House and Senate are voting on bills proposed by their colleagues across the rotunda.

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State Recovers Nearly $1 Million From Check Fraud Scheme

State officials report that more than $1 million was stolen from the Department of Health and Human Resources in a check fraud scheme. Roughly 85% of the stolen funds have been recovered so far.

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