The Legislature Today Discusses Personal Income Tax Repeal, Fiscal Policy, Medicaid Coverage, Criminal Justice


This week, The Legislature Today takes a deep dive into the various plans for the elimination of the state’s Personal Income Tax.

Phil Kabler of the Charleston Gazette-Mail and Steven Allen Adams of Ogden Newspapers join host Dave Mistich to discuss multiple proposed fiscal policy changes.

WVPB Health reporter June Leffler provides updates on a bill to expand Medicaid coverage for new moms, and our Report For America corps member, Emily Allen, reports on HB 2017, which rewrites the state’s criminal code.

The Legislature Today – April 2, 2021

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