The Governor’s Signed And Vetoed Bills, COVID-19 Impacts And The Race For U.S. Senate, This West Virginia Week

WVPB looked at what did and didn’t get the governor’s signature and we continue our series looking back at the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic four years after its start. We also take a look at the Republican primary race for a U.S. Senate seat, as well as updates from the state police on investigations into sexual misconduct.

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Justice Vetoes Bill To Ease Vaccine Requirements For Some Schools

On the final day of bill signing from the 2024 regular legislative session, Justice vetoed controversial House Bill 5105.

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Commissioner Carper Calls For Vaccine Bill Veto

A county commissioner has joined a chorus of healthcare professionals asking Gov. Jim Justice to veto a bill that would eliminate vaccine requirements for certain students in West Virginia.

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Legislature Passes Vaccination Exemptions In Final Hours

West Virginia, a state that has long been a standards bearer for vaccination rates across the country, has passed a law to loosen restrictions for certain students in the state. But the law has one final hurdle to clear before it's implemented.

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