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Tuesday February 5, 2019

Senate Judiciary approves amendment resolution prohibiting impeachment interference

The proposed constitutional amendment would prohibit any state court from interfering in any future impeachment proceedings.

Monday February 4, 2019

Judiciary Committee begins discussing impeachment resolution

The Senate Judiciary Committee talked abpit a proposed constitutional amendment to prohibit any state court from interfering in any future impeachment proceedings.

Friday February 1, 2019

Delegates call Social Security vote delivery on campaign promise

The move will cost state budget $50 million.

Bill to make Home Rule program permanent clears Senate

Without action, program scheduled to sunset later this year.

Thursday January 31, 2019

House sends Senate foster care bill following emotional debate

Measure passes 67-32.

Medical marijuana finance bill advances in House

Supporters hope to attract credit unions for bids on financial handling.

Wednesday January 30, 2019

Foster care bill amendment stirs House division, debate

The bill proposes to allow the Department of Health and Human Resources to contract out foster care to managed care organizations.

House committee approves trail creation, tables pilot program bill

The House Government Organization Committee met Wednesday to consider multiple bills.

Hoyer speaks of flood progress, delegate criticizes Gianato during committee hearing

West Virginia Adjutant General James Hoyer spoke before the House Veterans Affairs & Homeland Security on Wednesday.

Monday January 28, 2019

Senate Judiciary Committee passes intermediate court bill

The bill passed on an apparent party-line voice vote

Sunday January 27, 2019

Trail network bill revived at statehouse

New authority would serve Monongalia, Preston, Marion, Harrison and Taylor counties.

Friday January 25, 2019

Bill to give more options for public corruption prosecution defeated by delegates

Measure defeated by five votes Friday.

Thursday January 24, 2019

Senate committee moves forward bill to keep home rule program

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams spoke on behalf of the bill before the Senate Government Organization Committee.

House approves ending lifetime SNAP ban for felons, delays broadband vote

Delegate Mick Bates, D-Raleigh, also spoke about a regulated state cannabis program.

Wednesday January 23, 2019

House passes savings bond, sex offender bills

The chamber passed House Bills 2193 and 2423 on Wednesday.

Tuesday January 22, 2019

Senate committee moves to restore water quality standards

The Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee approved the standards Tuesday evening.

Monday January 21, 2019

Motorcycle helmet bill discussed, no vote

Mason delegate supports legislation.

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