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CHARLESTON — Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia released its annual scorecard for the fourth consecutive year, highlighting how state legislators voted during the 2019 session.
- Their View
CHARLESTON – West Virginia's legislative leaders say that they want to reduce the size of state government and eliminate government waste. If that's the case, then why do they want to add a whole new layer of government to our judicial branch that will waste millions in our tax dollars? We don't need an intermediate court.
- Their View
CHARLESTON – When I became West Virginia Lieutenant Governor and Senate President, I vowed to make education a priority. To me, those weren’t just empty political words. I knew in order to move our state forward, we had to abandon the failed policies of the past, end the days of playing politics with our children’s education and commit to passing meaningful reform.
- State AG
CHARLESTON – A bipartisan House of Delegates group has asked Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to hold funds from the recent McKesson Corporation drug settlement so the money can be appropriated by the Legislature to combat the state’s drug epidemic. A Morrisey spokesman said that is the office's plan.
CHARLESTON – A chorus of Democratic lawmakers are urging Gov. Jim Justice to veto the recently passed House education bill. House Bill 206 passed the House of Delegates last week, and the state Senate approved it June 24 by an 18-16 vote. Justice has indicated he'll sign it.
CHARLESTON – The state Senate could begin work on the House of Delegates’ education bill as early as Monday.
- State Supreme Court
WASHINGTON – The United States Supreme Court will take a closer look at two petitions regarding the impeachment of members of West Virginia’s Supreme Court this fall.
WASHINGTON – The House of Delegates has responded to a brief about whether the U.S. Supreme Court should hear a case regarding last year’s state Supreme Court impeachment proceedings.