Former Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin introduced a similar bill during last year's budget debate.
Governor wants raise for teachers, more local control, elimination of RESAs.
Proposal is one of several administration-backed bills being introduced in the state Senate.
Debate over bill results in legislative laughter.
Both sides call for an end to name-calling over budget gap.
Morrisey, Senator Trump and Delegate Shott say they would like a swift confirmation.
Governor says time to act is now.
Senate President Carmichael says it's coming along at record pace.
Bill focuses on who can lawfully use the popular devices.
Proposed tax would be 2 cents per fluid ounce.
Governor's relationship with Legislature has been all over the map already.
Stage set for Senate Select Committee on Tax Reform to work on bill beginning next week.
Republican senators introduce bill to repeal taxes, including income tax, and replace with broader consumer sales tax.
Highway safety study gets spotlight; next up is "Transportation Day."
New Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher advocates proposal to legislators.
Justice gets behind gas industry proposals in Legislature.
Almost every day brings a new constituent group to the Capitol.
Ideas include refinancing pension debt or 'smoothing' payments over period of years.
The Greenbrier was awarded $125,000 in 2016, $50,000 in 2015, and $100,000 in 2014.
Charitable agency is $300,000 below its fundraising goal.