The Legislature Today Explores Governor's Personal Income Tax Repeal Proposal, Education Savings Accounts


This week on The Legislature Today, senior reporter Dave Mistich speaks with House Finance Committee Vice Chair Vernon Criss, R-Wood, and House Finance Minority Chair Brent Boggs, D-Braxton, about Gov. Jim Justice’s plan to reduce the state’s personal income tax, while increasing consumer sales and other taxes.

Education reporter Liz McCormick gives us an update on HB 2013. The measure would create the Hope Scholarship Program and would establish publicly funded education savings accounts in West Virginia to be applied to the costs of private and homeschooling.

We also have updates on a number of bills moving through the legislative process including HB 2174, which would protect monuments honoring historical events and figures from being removed, renamed or relocated from public property.

The Legislature Today – March 19, 2021

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