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Friday June 28, 2019

Governor plans and then cancels barnstorming bill signings as protestors geared up

WVEA and AFT send letters asking for veto of omnibus education bill veto.

Fight for China deal documents heads to state Supreme Court

Nonprofit wants memorandum of understanding, additional documents about possible $84 billion deal.

Thursday June 27, 2019

PEIA, stable for now, keeps an eye on declining enrollment

Cheatham said he does not expect premiums to go up or benefits to be cut.

Secretary of State doesn’t iron out GOP chairwoman’s disputed removal of county chairman

State elections office says it will post new county roster submitted by GOP chairwoman Potter.

Wednesday June 26, 2019

Power is restored at West Virginia Capitol following storm

Buildings 1 and 3, the Governor's Mansion, and the Culture Center have been restored.

Senate president says GOP chairwoman went too far by removing critical county chairman

Potter cites ongoing criticism, bylaws to remove elected Wood County chairman.

Tuesday June 25, 2019

GOP’s Potter removes county chairman amid feud, but does she have the power?

Secretary of State's Office asks for clarification on legal grounding.

Monday June 24, 2019

Stormy night brings passage of big education bill, possibility of charter schools

Governor Justice praises passage of legislation.

Sunday June 23, 2019

Bill to address housing contracts raises questions

Measure discussed but gained no traction in special session.

Friday June 21, 2019

Senate to take up omnibus education bill — again — on Monday

Other bills to consider include appropriations and standalone education bills.

Thursday June 20, 2019

Carmichael indicates Senate will OK latest omnibus education bill; Justice says he’ll sign it

Justice says he is pleased with latest version of omnibus education bill.

Wednesday June 19, 2019

Delegates pass omnibus education bill after a long, long day of debate

Bill now goes back to the Senate, which must go through voting process again.

For 60 seconds each, speakers take aim at omnibus education bill

Most speakers describe concerns with charter schools provision.

Tuesday June 18, 2019

Big day in House of Delegates for omnibus education bill

Public hearing, amendments and vote on passage all line up in one day.

Monday June 17, 2019

Trump tweet stirs up West Virginia special session

Trump tells Justice to "keep up the great work."

House is moving yet another omnibus education bill

House introduces its own omnibus education bill, capping charter schools and removing anti-strike provision.

Sunday June 16, 2019

Special session draws parallels with 2010 education reform collapse

2010 session that included charter schools and changes to hiring practices collapsed -- twice.

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