Jeff Jenkins

Yesterday February 11, 2016

Pro-life backed bill clears Senate committee

Doctor questions taking decision making away from mother, physician.

$92 million going to help current state budget in Senate approved bill

Money used on old workers' comp debt will help current budget woes for five months.

Wednesday February 10, 2016

K-9 unit tracks down alleged robber

Tracking went down roads, through creeks in snow and sub-freezing temperatures.

Tuesday February 9, 2016

State retirees hope to make impact with lawmakers Thursday

CORPE hosts annual event.

Turnpike toll-keeping bill moves forward in state senate

Beach amendment would benefit turnpike counties.

Senate passes welfare recipients drug testing bill

Bipartisan support sends bill to House.

Monday February 8, 2016

House passes permitless conceal carry bill

Gov. Tomblin promises veto.

Agencies asked to detail impact of an additional 6.5 percent budget cut

House Finance Chair Eric Nelson looking for information as lawmakers deal with significant financial issues.

Friday February 5, 2016

Lawmakers once again question cost of public defender program

Delegates frustrated with annual add-ons.

Senate committee advances Tomblin budget fixing bill

Money that's been used for old workers' comp debt to help fill revenue hole.

Thursday February 4, 2016

Right to work passes House 54-46

Emotional debate stretches for nearly five hours.

Arraignment for man charged in Turnpike wrong-way accident

Grand jury returns 5-count indictment in wreck that killed Kanawha County native.

State BOE member Linger says “I’m out”

Former state BOE president resigns; claims legislative encroachment. .

Wednesday February 3, 2016

Tomblin: budget related bills should be priority of legislature

Governor says he's "starting to get a little nervous" with the session midway point approaching.

State revenue hole grows deeper with miss-the-mark January

YTD revenue collections off by nearly $170 million.

Senate bill would keep Turnpike tolls after debt is paid off in 2019

Parkways GM says 160 toll workers would lose their jobs if tolls were eliminated.

Tuesday February 2, 2016

State will pay its bills with House passage of supplemental spending measure

House approves legislation 96-2.

Monday February 1, 2016

Still no fiscal note with prevailing wage repeal bill

Attempts in Senate come up empty.

House members spar over current budget bills and PEIA

Republicans turn back proposed amendment from Democrats.

Ashley to take on Boley in Republican Senate primary

All incumbents seeking to stay in the Senate face opposition.

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