West Virginia Record

Sunday, December 8, 2019

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  • Drug crisis calls for action to heal our state

    When I look at West Virginia and our debilitating drug epidemic, it shakes me to my core. I cannot understand why our current governor’s plan to address this challenge remains in draft form after being office for over 1,000 days. I know just about every nook and cranny of our state, and this crisis touches all of us. It’s why I recently announced a lengthy and detailed action plan to address this crisis.

  • West Virginia ranks toward middle in privacy laws nationwide

    CHARLESTON — West Virginia is ranked close to the middle when it comes to privacy laws, according to a recent report by Comparitech.

  • State lawmakers shouldn't waste millions on an unnecessary intermediate court

    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.

  • Tarr says WVEA's lawsuit is not what the people want

    CHARLESTON — State Sen. Eric Tarr (R-Putnam) believes the West Virginia Education Association's (WVEA) threat to sue the state over the Legislature's passage of the education reform bill last month is proof that the agency is not the will of the people.