Legislative Interims

OmniTrax Will Continue Operations Of Potomac Eagle

OmniTrax took over operations of the South Branch Valley Railroad on Dec. 1. The company told legislators a month into its 40 year lease with that state, that it plans to continue the operations of Potomac Eagle, a scenic passenger train.

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Lawmakers Fear Overlap In Newly Separated DHHR

The Office of Shared Administration will operate the newly separated West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources starting Jan. 1 during a meeting of the Legislative Oversight Commission on Health and Human Resources Accountability.

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Legislators Hear Update On Plan To Address Teacher Shortage

Now in its second year, the West Virginia Grow Your Own program aims to start students interested in becoming teachers on the path to certification in high school.

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Foster Student Suspended More Often Than Peers According To Report

Students in foster care are suspended from school significantly more often than other students according to a presentation by the state Department of Education to the Joint Standing Committee of Education.

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