U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said while she would not favor gun-control policy, she thinks it is fair to talk about what can be done
West Virginia school employees have been demanding lawmakers for improvements to the state health insurance program as well as larger pay raises.
The five-member board unanimously passed the resolution, which asks lawmakers to improve insurance coverage and increase proposed pay raises for employees.
All lawmakers are part of the Common Sense Coalition.
More than 300 people attended the first of three public hearings the Finance Board will hold this week about a proposal to freeze insurance plans.
Lawmakers passed the two-year agreement early Friday morning, which was signed by President Donald Trump hours later.
The proposal does not include immigration policy or a measure regarding young immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Lawmakers recently asked for information regarding the declining use of immediate suspension orders, which instruct distributors to halt drug shipments.
Press conferences and gaggles focused heavily on the anticipated release of a classified memo regarding the Russia investigation.
It began with a joint press conference by South Dakota Sen. John Thune and Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Organizers spoke about a planned march from Dick Gunnoe Memorial Park to the front gates of the Greenbrier resort.
Members of the president's own party applauded most of President Donald Trump's remarks Tuesday evening, but a majority of Democrats sat motionless during much of the address.
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., announced the visit Tuesday.
Lawmakers also announced a rally for public education employees, which is scheduled for Feb. 17 at the state Capitol.
West Virginia National Guard Maj. Tom Willis made his campaign official with the Secretary of State's office on Jan. 8
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and former coal miner Bo Copley also filed with the Secretary of State's office Wednesday.
Morning Consult reported in its Senator Approval Rankings that Manchin has the 20th highest approval rating with a 52 percent approval rating among registered West Virginia voters.
Former Massey Energy Don Blankenship is on probation until May 9 in connection to his conviction regarding the 2010 Upper Big Branch Mine explosion.
The resolution also includes reauthorizing the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years.
Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W,Va., voted in favor of moving forward with the bill and ending debate.