Shelters in West Virginia are increasingly faced with the challenge of fewer dog adoptions. The higher cost of pet food and vet care at a time inflation is hitting the country are thought to be contributing factors.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
There are more than 1,000 job vacancies division wide, with most facilities lacking from 40 to 70 percent of needed staff.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The challenge to recruit and retain public school bus drivers remains at a critical level, and it’s having a ripple effect on student education.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Several lawmakers called the just completed legislative session historic, while others are left with concerns over a focus on major economic development rather than helping working West Virginians.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
After more than three hours of passionate debate riddled with number crunching and tales of the haves and have nots, Senate Bill 268, meant to shore up the state’s Public Employees Insurance Agency passed with a 69 to 27 vote and four members absent.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this episode of The Legislature Today, we have our weekly reporter roundtable to recap the week and explore what’s still to come. WVPB’s Chris Schulz and Emily Rice sit down with Brad McElhinny of WV MetroNews.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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