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West Virginia Gubernational Forum: A Viewpoint Special
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West Virginia Public Broadcasting (WVPB) has hosted a special Viewpoint forum with candidates in the West Virginia Governor’s race. Constitution Party candidate Phil Hudok, Libertarian Party candidate David Moran, and Mountain Party candidate Charlotte Pritt participated.
The discussion focuses on their remedies for state budget woes, growing the economy, strengthening our education system, and an array of other challenges facing the next governor of West Virginia. The forum is hosted by Ashton Marra, Assistant News Director for West Virginia Public Broadcasting.
On TV – The forum special will air Sunday, Oct 23 from 7-8 p.m.. on WVPB’s statewide television network. It will be preceded at 6:30 p.m. by the AARP-sponsored gubernatorial election special with Democratic candidate Jim Justice and and Republican candidate Bill Cole. Both programs also air on the West Virginia Channel on Monday, Oct 24 starting at at 7:30 p.m.
Online – You can listen online at wvpublic.org during the radio airdates, or download the Viewpoint podcast to listen on demand. The TV version of the special will also be available on WVPB’s YouTube channel.
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