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Uber, campaign finance on tap in W.Va. Legislature

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers are trying to keep alive pushes to bring Uber ridesharing to the state and overhaul the campaign finance system.

Wednesday marks crossover day in the 60-day legislative session. It’s...

Uber, campaign finance on tap in W.Va. Legislature

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers are trying to keep alive pushes to bring Uber ridesharing to the state and overhaul the campaign finance system.

Wednesday marks crossover day in the 60-day legislative session. It’s ...

WVU students to promote research funding at Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than 50 West Virginia University undergraduates are heading to the Capitol to promote research funding.

One of the students participating Wednesday is Stephen Sullivan, who has researched the natural gas...

W.Va. gov signs bill letting lawmakers OK state carbon plan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.

The power plan bill requires the GOP-led Legislature’s vote...

Legislature to override Tomblin’s veto
Legislature to override Tomblin’s veto

Body to employ rarely used move to enact

fetal pain legislation

Gov. Tomblin again vetoes abortion ban bill
Gov. Tomblin again vetoes abortion ban bill

Governor cites

constitutional

concerns with law banning abortions

Common Core repeal bill amended to allow time for replacing standards

Amendment allows department until July 2016 to develop, implement standards

W.Va. budget officials forecast up to $80 million shortfall

With revenue collections remaining stagnant, West Virginia budget officials now think the state will finish its current budget year with between a $60 million to $80 million deficit.

The state collected nearly $221.7 million for the General...

Senate makes changes to campaign finance bill

Both parties agree on some alterations

Study highlights need for transportation spending in WV

Report says extra

$500 million would fix infrastructure, create jobs in state

Bill to allow charter schools passes Senate

After several days worth of delays, the state Senate has passed legislation that would permit the formation of a charter schools system in West Virginia on Monday.

Following more than an hour and half worth of discussion, the measure passed with ...

Senate continues discussions on campaign finance bill

State lawmakers heard from several proponents and opponents to a bill that would allow for a significant increase in the state’s campaign contribution limits on Monday prior to an attempt by a Senate Democrat to halt the legislation.

The...

Common Core heads to subcommittee for further discussion

Senate subcommittee

now takes on bill that would repeal education standards in state

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