On this West Virginia Week, we learned about plants that can thrive in former mine lands, we kayaked along the Gauley River, we learned about an art exhibit inspired by recent cuts at West Virginia University, and we saw dogs fly from Charleston to Michigan to reach their forever homes.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
2023 Special Session
Tuesday night, both the Senate and the House of Delegates closed the first extraordinary session of 2023 after passing 35 of the 44 introduced bills. Both leaders spoke to end the session.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
With concerns from members of both parties over the lack of standard consideration and debate on dozens of proposed bills, the August special West Virginia Legislative session continued into day three on Tuesday.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Many counties cannot raise enough money to properly fund their Emergency Medical Services, even though the state has a $1.8 billion dollar budget surplus. Most ambulance agencies are either non-profit or private entities that receive little, or no funding from state, county and local governments.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Legislature returned to its special session Monday after introducing 44 bills in each chamber on Sunday. Both bodies sent a number of bills to their respective Finance and Judiciary committees for further consideration.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Legislators heard an update about the Public Service Commission’s statewide investigation into the maintenance and testing of fire hydrants at Monday’s interim meetings.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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