New Laws Benefit Some EMS Issues, Ignore Budget Requests

Several new state laws are meant to help the state’s understaffed Emergency Medical Services. But maintaining statewide EMS operations remains a challenge.

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Legalizing Drug Test Strips And Tackling EMS Needs On This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, a bill to legalize drug test strips passed both chambers last week. Emily Rice has more.

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Funding And Staffing W.Va. Fire And EMS

On this episode of The Legislature Today, an ongoing discussion in the legislature is how to staff and fund fire and EMS services around the state. Randy Yohe has been following this issue and sat down with Chris Hall, the executive director of the West Virginia EMS Coalition, and Del. Clay Riley, R-Harrison, the vice chair of the House Fire and EMS Committee.

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