Lawmakers Debate Budget And Federal Funding Claw Back

On this episode of The Legislature Today, much of the debate Tuesday morning in the House of Delegates focused on satisfying a $465 million federal claw back regarding the state’s spending on education. When it came to the budget debate – some promised program funding not education related - fell by the wayside.

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State School Construction Funding Increased To Compensate For Inflation

At its Monday meeting, the School Building Authority increased the square footage cost allowance by 46 percent to more than $430 per square foot.

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Biden Administration Sends Governor Letter About WVSU Funding

The letter from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack addressed the “ongoing underinvestment in West Virginia State University” compared to the state’s other land-grant university.

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Round Of Funding To Support AmeriCorps W.Va. Volunteers

More than $1.5 million is going to support volunteers engaged in the AmeriCorps Vista program around the state. The program sends volunteers to local organizations that help fight poverty and support education programs.

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