W.Va. Lawmakers Talk Personal Income Tax, Budget, Underground Carbon Storage And Climate Change


On this week’s episode of The Legislature Today, we explore taxes and energy.

Interim news director Eric Douglas speaks with Vice Chair of House Finance Del. Vernon Criss, R-Wood, and Minority Vice Chair of House Finance Del. Larry Rowe, D-Kanawha, about House Bill 4007, which would reduce state income taxes by 10 percent.

Energy and environment reporter Curtis Tate talks with House Energy Chairman Del. Bill Anderson, R-Wood, and House Energy Committee member Del. Evan Hansen, D-Monongalia, about underground carbon storage, mine reclamation and more.

Finally, education reporter Liz McCormick brings us up to date on two bills related to children and child welfare.

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The Legislature Today – February 25, 2022

Next Friday, we’ll have more news and interviews from the 2022 West Virginia Legislative session. West Virginia Public Broadcasting is also covering the session daily in our radio news program West Virginia Morning and on our website.

WVPB also broadcasts the daily floor sessions of both the House and Senate on The West Virginia Channel and on YouTube.

The Legislature Today is simulcast on both television and radio every Friday night at 6 p.m.