Emergency Management

Lawmakers Consider Bills To Permit Campus Carry And Limit Governor’s Emergency Powers

On this episode of The Legislature Today, the Senate passed a bill that would allow the concealed carry of handguns on the state’s university campuses. Reporter Chris Schulz has more. Also, a bill that would clarify the authority of governor and legislature to proclaim and declare a state of emergency and preparedness, passed the House 93-3.

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Division Of Emergency Management Provides Update On FEMA Appeal

On Sunday the state Division of Emergency Management told members of the West Virginia Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding that it is gathering information to appeal a rejected disaster declaration request.

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Chlorine Release Prompts Shelter-In-Place Order In South Charleston

The release of chlorine gas at the Clearon Corp. occurred Thursday morning, according to the governor’s office.

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Eastern Kentucky Prepares For More Flash Floods

More rain is expected across the region this week, while many communities in central Appalachia are still recovering from flash floods last week.

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