West Virginia Workers Compensation

Campus Carry Bill Nears The Legislative Finish Line

On this episode of The Legislature Today, Senate Bill 10 is expected to pass the House of Delegates on Tuesday and head to Gov. Jim Justice for a signature. The bill would allow people with concealed carry permits to carry guns on college and university campuses. West Virginia University and Marshall, among others in the state, have spoken out against it. At a public hearing last week, 38 of the 40 speakers spoke against the bill.

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February 21, 1913: Legislature Passes Workers' Compensation System

On February 21, 1913, the legislature passed an act creating a workers’ compensation system.It had been a major campaign issue for incoming Governor Henry…

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Senator Joe Manchin Born in Fairmont: August 24, 1947

U.S. Senator and former governor Joe Manchin was born in Fairmont on August 24, 1947. Growing up in the Marion County town of Farmington, he worked in his…

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