Judiciary Committee

State On Hook For Millions In Sex Abuse Settlements

The West Virginia Board of Risk and Insurance Management (BRIM), a state-run insurance program, may experience significant shortfalls if the state legislature doesn’t step in to help — all because of a change to the statute of limitations on child sex abuse crimes. That’s according to testimony from the agency’s director at last week’s Joint Committee on the Judiciary during the April interim meetings of the West Virginia Legislature. 

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Legislators Discuss Cannabis In The Workplace

West Virginia law protects employees from being fired for using medical cannabis products, but employers can still prohibit employees from being under the influence at work.

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