Joey Garcia

High Profile Leadership Appointment Changes State Senate Primary Race 

When Mon Health Vice President Jonathan Board was named executive director of the West Virginia First Foundation Board, he suspended his campaign for state Senate.

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Making Childcare More Affordable, Accessible

On this episode of The Legislature Today, leaders from both sides of the aisle have declared that childcare for the working men and women of West Virginia is a priority regarding economic and workforce development. So far, there has been plenty of talk but little legislative action. Randy Yohe spoke with Del. Joey Garcia, D-Marion, and Del. Evan Worrell, R-Cabell, to explore the issue.

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Jail Worker Crisis Highlights Legislative Interims

Testifying in recent committee meetings, corrections leaders described the state’s worst correction officer shortage in 30 years. They counted more than 1,000 open positions and vacancy rates reaching 70 percent in some facilities.

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