On this West Virginia Morning, family recipes are a way for people to connect with their ancestors, but what do you do when the measurements for the recipe aren’t exact and you’ve never actually tried Grandma’s potato candy. Brenda Sandoval in Harper’s Ferry had to find out. Inside Appalachia’s Capri Cafaro has more.
Justice Signs Tax Bill Into Law, Lawmakers Discuss PEIA Changes
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On this episode of The Legislature Today, Gov. Jim Justice signed House Bill 2526 into law Tuesday. The bill includes a 21.25 percent tax cut across all six income brackets, with the governor’s office calling it the largest tax cut in state history. Government reporter Randy Yohe has the story.
With the signing of the bill, lawmakers have taken a significant step towards finalizing a budget. However, there are still some coronavirus relief monies yet to be appropriated, and significant debate on how to use them. Reporter Chris Schulz has more.
Yohe also sits down with Del. Matthew Rohrbach, R-Cabell, and House Minority Leader Doug Skaff, D-Kanawha, to discuss changes to the Public Employees Insurance Agency as Senate Bill 268 has passed through both chambers and is on the way to the governor’s desk.
It was also deaf awareness day at the Capitol, an event of understanding and education for all West Virginians.
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The notice orders the state Auditor to garnish 20 percent of Justice’s state wages after deduction of state and federal taxes, or the amount of his wages that exceed 50 times the federal hourly minimum wage.
The first of four public hearings held by the Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) Monday drew criticism about changes to the plan.
The embattled agency has struggled with fiscal solvency and most r...