Bill Lifting Nuclear Ban Heads To The Governor And Lawmakers Talk Health Issues


On this week’s episode of The Legislature Today, we hear about the push to allow nuclear energy in West Virginia. It is a move that was once unthinkable, but it is now awaiting a signature from Gov. Jim Justice. Energy and environment reporter Curtis Tate brings us this story.

Appalachia Health News reporter June Leffler talks with House Health Committee Chairman Del. Matthew Rohrbach, R-Cabell, and Minority Vice Chair of House Health Del. Danielle Walker, D-Monongalia, to discuss various health issues facing the state.

Finally, reporter Liz McCormick breaks down action from the fourth week of the 2022 West Virginia Legislative session.

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The Legislature Today – February 4, 2022

Next Friday, we’ll have more news and interviews from the 2022 West Virginia Legislative session. West Virginia Public Broadcasting is also covering the session daily in our radio news program West Virginia Morning and on our website.

WVPB also broadcasts the daily floor sessions of both the House and Senate on The West Virginia Channel and on YouTube.

The Legislature Today is simulcast on both television and radio every Friday night at 6 p.m.