For working comedians, mean-spirited hecklers are part of the job. But what happens when someone gets angry enough to throw a beer? And, West Virginia poet laureate Marc Harshman had his own experience with an intimidating gig. We also hear some advice for people caring for aging relatives. You’ll hear these stories and more this week, Inside Appalachia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Senate President and House Speaker join us for a conversation about some of the top issues this session, and we take a closer look at medical marijuana with a special report from Senior Statehouse Reporter Dave Mistich.
Both political parties want to fix a stalled medical marijuana program. But House Democrats are also pushing for the legalization of marijuana’s recreational use.
Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, and House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, join host Suzanne Higgins on set to discuss the session so far. Here are highlights from the interview:
- Medical marijuana versus recreational marijuana
- Repealing the Business Inventory Tax
- Poverty in Southern West Virginia
- Economic Development
- Access to Community and Technical College and Workforce Training
Volunteers were recognized at the Capitol for giving freely of their time and energy to helping others. We bring you a remark from Sen. Stephen Baldwin, D-Greenbrier.
On Wednesday, the chairmen of the Senate and House Finance Committees will join us. Plus, we’ll have an in-depth report on the community and technical college tuition assistance bill.