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On this episode of The Legislature Today, every ten years, the West Virginia Legislature is tasked with completing a judicial redistricting proposal – 2023 is one of those years.
The goal is to ensure the state’s civil courts are not clogged and criminal courts are working efficiently. Government Reporter Randy Yohe speaks with the West Virginia Supreme Court’s Chief Justice Beth Walker on how the process works.
Also, Yohe talks with the House and Senate Judiciary Committee chairmen Sen. Charles Trump, R-Morgan, and Del. Moore Capito, R-Kanawha, to get a better understanding about the judicial redistricting process.
And the Senate passed a bill Monday that would help the creation of more charter schools in the state. Senate Bill 47 would create a stimulus fund for potential founders who otherwise would not have the means to open a charter school.
Monday was also Library Day at the legislature. As Chris Schulz reports, the day was a celebration of public libraries throughout the state, but also an opportunity to request funding.
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