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WASHINGTON, D.C. – West Virginia ranks 45th in the nation for lawsuit climate, according to a new survey released by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform. The survey, released Sept. 18, shows the Mountain State in the same spot it was in the last survey from 2017.
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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.
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CHARLESTON – Words are powerful, and they have a particular power when it comes to public policy. As we talk about problems we face in our communities and propose solutions, we have a responsibility to use words precisely and responsibly to describe our world as it is.
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.
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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.