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News Releases of the West Virginia Legislature

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Date

House of Delegates
House Passes Bipartisan Tax Reform to Address Budget Gap 05/19/2017
Jim Butler
Defending the West Virginia Taxpayer

A column by Delegate Jim Butler

05/09/2017
House of Delegates
House Leadership Optimistic Break Will Foster Budget Compromise, Prevent Waste of Money 05/05/2017
Gary Howell
Delegate Gary Howell Praises Passage of Bill to Help Victims of Certain Assaults 05/04/2017
House of Delegates
House Leaders Criticize Bungled Special Session Start 05/04/2017
Tim Armstead
House Rejects Governor's Tax Increases, Urges Break in Session to Begin Discussions 05/04/2017
Mike Pushkin,Andrew Robinson
Kanawha County Delegates to Host Budget Town Hall 05/02/2017
House of Delegates
Southern Coalfield Delegates Oppose Governor's Severance Tax Scheme 05/01/2017
Rupert Phillips
Delegate Phillips Opposes Governor Justice's Severance Tax Plan 05/01/2017
Andrew Robinson
Open Minds Welcome For Special Session 04/28/2017
West Virginia House of Delegates Liberty Caucus
Liberty Caucus Opposed to Governor's Tax Increases 04/28/2017
Randy Smith
Roger Hanshaw
Delegate Hanshaw, Senator Smith Praise Signing of Broadband Bill 04/28/2017
House of Delegates
Border Delegates Oppose Effort To Hike State Sales Tax 04/28/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President Mitch Carmichael Says Delay in Implementing West Virginia’s Right-to-Work Law Costing State Jobs, Investment 04/27/2017
Marty Gearheart
Delegate Gearheart Applauds Governor's Recognition of West Virginia Families' Financial Struggles 04/26/2017
Kayla Kessinger
Delegate Kessinger Stands With Speaker Against Governor's Tax Increases 04/26/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement on Governor's Intent to call a Special Session Next Week 04/26/2017
S Wilson
Delegate Wilson Calls For Principled Approach to the Budget 04/25/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Encourages Governor to Abandon Tax Increases, Seek Real Solutions to Budget Crisis 04/25/2017
Robert Karnes
Senator Karnes Disappointed by Governor’s Veto of Bill that Would Create New ATV Trail Systems 04/24/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement on Governor's Budget Veto Announcement 04/13/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President Mitch Carmichael Disappointed in Governor’s Veto of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget 04/13/2017
Mark Zatezalo

The Possibilities for Prosperity

Op-Ed by Delegate Mark Zatezalo

04/12/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President Mitch Carmichael Urges Governor to Sign Budget 04/11/2017
Tim Armstead
House Passes Balanced Budget, Urges Governor to Sign It 04/09/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Saturday, April 8, 2017 04/08/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, April 7, 2017 04/07/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President Mitch Carmichael Praises Creation of State Police Forensic Laboratory Fund 04/06/2017
Tim Armstead,Eric Householder,Eric Nelson
House Passes Tax Reform, Balanced Budget Bills 04/05/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Wednesday, April 5, 2017 04/05/2017
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Tuesday, April 4, 2017 04/04/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Monday, April 3, 2017 04/03/2017
Jill Upson
House of Delegates Recognizes NASA Pioneer Katherine Johnson 04/03/2017
John Overington
Delegate Overington Releases Annual Poll Results 04/03/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Saturday, April 1, 2017 04/01/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, March 31, 2017 03/31/2017
Randy Smith
Wind Industry Should Pay Its Fair Share to West Virginia 03/31/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Thursday, March 30, 2017 03/30/2017
Andrew Robinson
Delegate Robinson Praises Passage of Ryan Brown Act 03/30/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Wednesday, March 29, 2017 03/29/2017
Tim Armstead
House of Delegates Votes to Increase Substance Abuse Treatment Opportunities 03/29/2017
House of Delegates
Herndon Interns Get Firsthand Look at Legislative Process 03/29/2017
Ryan Ferns
Senate Rejects Governor Justice’s Proposed Tax Increases 03/28/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Tuesday, March 28, 2017 03/28/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Monday, March 27, 2017 03/26/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Saturday, March 25, 2017 03/25/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Comment on Passage of State Flood Protection Planning Reform Bill 03/25/2017
House of Delegates
This Week in the House of Delegates

March 25, 2017

03/25/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, March 24, 2017 03/24/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Thursday, March 23, 2017 03/23/2017
Riley Moore
Delegate Moore Advocates Comprehensive Tax Reform to Promote Long-Term Economic Growth 03/22/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Wednesday, March 22, 2017 03/22/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Tuesday, March 21, 2017 03/21/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Criticizes Governor for Emergency Lantern Stunt 03/21/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President Mitch Carmichael Responds to Governor Justice’s Latest Budget Announcement 03/21/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Monday, March 20, 2017 03/20/2017
House of Delegates
This Week in the House of Delegate

March 17, 2017

03/18/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Saturday, March 18, 2017 03/18/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, March 17, 2017 03/17/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Thursday, March 16, 2017 03/16/2017
Justin Marcum
Delegate Justin Marcum Advocates for Sunday Hunting Bill 03/16/2017
Justin Marcum
Delegate Justin Marcum Proposes Three Percent Teacher Pay Raise 03/16/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Wednesday, March 15, 2017 03/15/2017
Roger Hanshaw
House Judiciary Committee to Present Bill to Expand, Enhance Broadband Access 03/15/2017
Mick Bates,Ed Evans
Delegates Seek to Increase Tourism and Economic Development in Southern West Virginia 03/15/2017
Justin Marcum
Delegate Marcum Introduces Bill to Increase Penalties for Embezzlement in Education 03/14/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Tuesday, March 14, 2017 03/14/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead, President Carmichael Unveil Legislature's Budget Framework 03/13/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Tim Armstead
Legislative Leaders To Unveil Budget Framework 03/13/2017
Timothy Miley
Legislators Support Governor’s Plan to Limit Special Session Compensation 03/13/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Monday, March 13, 2017 03/13/2017
House of Delegates
This Week in the House of Delegates

March 10, 2017

03/11/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Saturday, March 11, 2017 03/11/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, March 10, 2017 03/10/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead, Delegates Introduce Bill to Reform State Flood Protection Planning 03/10/2017
Justin Marcum
Delegate Marcum Advocates for Improved Infrastructure and New Coal Jobs 03/09/2017
West Virginia House of Delegates Liberty Caucus
House of Delegates Liberty Caucus Introduces Balanced Budget Bill 03/09/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Thursday, March 9, 2017 03/08/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Wednesday, March 8, 2017 03/07/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Tuesday, March 7, 2017 03/07/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Monday, March 6, 2017 03/06/2017
House of Delegates
This Week in the House of Delegates

March 3, 2017

03/04/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Commends Gov. Justice For Embracing GOP Proposal to Sweep Accounts 03/03/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, March 3, 2017 03/03/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Praises Passage of Measures to Target Drug Traffickers and Curb Substance Abuse 03/03/2017
Mitch Carmichael,Ryan Ferns
Senate President Carmichael, Majority Leader Ferns Support Governor Justice’s Adoption of GOP Initiative to Sweep Accounts 03/03/2017
Robert Thompson
Delegate Thompson Supports Cabwaylingo State Forest 03/02/2017
Jordan Hill
Delegate Hill Introduces Bill to Protect Unborn Children From Abuse and Neglect 03/02/2017
Justin Marcum
Delegate Justin Marcum Adds to People's Voice in Education 03/01/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Thursday, March 2, 2017 03/01/2017
Mike Caputo
Caputo Outraged at Universities’ Disregard For Employees 02/28/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Wednesday, March 1, 2017 02/28/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Tim Armstead
Joint Statement From Speaker Armstead, President Carmichael on Governor's Alternative Budget Proposals 02/27/2017
Charles Clements
Clements Returns to West Virginia Senate 02/27/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Tuesday, February 28, 2017 02/27/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Monday, February 27, 2017 02/26/2017
House of Delegates
This Week in the House of Delegates

Feb. 24, 2017

02/25/2017
Kenny Mann
Senator Kenny Mann Appointed to Southern Regional Education Board Legislative Advisory Council 02/24/2017
Kayla Kessinger
Delegate Kessinger, Other Delegates Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking 02/23/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, February 24, 2017 02/23/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Thursday, February 23, 2017 02/22/2017
Jill Upson
Women's Caucus to Highlight 'Women in Racing' 02/21/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Wednesday, February 22, 2017 02/21/2017
Senate Clerk Clark Barnes
2015-16 West Virginia Blue Book Now Available 02/21/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Statement from Senate President Mitch Carmichael Regarding Moody’s Downgrade 02/21/2017
Mike Woelfel
Senator Mike Woelfel Introduces Bill to Address Fentanyl Trafficking 02/20/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Tuesday, February 21, 2017 02/20/2017
Justin Marcum
Delegate Justin Marcum Combats Crimes Against the Peace 02/17/2017
Tim Armstead
This Week In The House of Delegates

February 17, 2017

02/17/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Monday, February 20, 2017 02/17/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, February 17, 2017 02/16/2017
Mitch Carmichael
West Virginia Senate Continues Cleanup of State’s Obsolete Rules and Regulations 02/15/2017
Senate
Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Thursday, February 16, 2017 02/15/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Statement from Senate President Mitch Carmichael on Century Aluminum's Funding of Health Benefits for Retirees 02/13/2017
Danny Hamrick,Gary Howell
House Of Delegates Creates New Subcommittee Targeting Burdensome Regulations 02/10/2017
Tim Armstead
This Week in the House of Delegates 02/10/2017
Tim Armstead
House to Require Committee Witnesses Testify Under Oath 02/08/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement on Gov. Justice's State Of The State Address 02/08/2017
Andrew Robinson
Educator’s Town Hall for 36th District 02/01/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President Mitch Carmichael Pledges to Support Governor’s Plan to Make Budget Cuts 01/30/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Clements Appointed to Fill Second District Vacancy 01/29/2017
Rupert Phillips
Delegate Rupie Phillips Officially Becomes An Independent

“West Virginians want change and so do I,” says Delegate Phillips

01/26/2017
Mitch Carmichael
West Virginia Senate Creates Select Committee on Tax Reform 01/20/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President Mitch Carmichael Supports Governor Justice’s Plan to Reduce Educational Bureaucracy 01/17/2017
Tim Armstead
House Leadership Streamlines Staff Costs 01/11/2017
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Names Leadership Team For 83rd Legislature 01/06/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President-elect Mitch Carmichael Endorses Governor-elect Jim Justice’s Plan for Budget Without Tax Increases 01/05/2017
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President-Elect Mitch Carmichael Announces Leadership Team for 83rd Legislature 12/20/2016
Tim Armstead
SPEAKER ARMSTEAD LAUDS CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT IN STATE’S JUDICIAL CLIMATE RANKINGS 12/16/2016
Corey Palumbo
Senator Corey Palumbo Chosen to be Minority Whip for 83rd Legislature 12/15/2016
Mitch Carmichael
Senate President-elect Mitch Carmichael Praises Legislature’s Legal Reform Efforts 12/15/2016
Mike Caputo
Statement from Delegate Mike Caputo on AFL-CIO Appointments 12/15/2016
Mitch Carmichael
Statement From Senate President-elect Mitch Carmichael on Ravenswood industrial site 12/14/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement On Passing of Ken Hechler 12/11/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole on the Passing of Ken Hechler 12/11/2016
Mike Caputo
Statement from Delegate Mike Caputo regarding West Virginia AFL-CIO President Kenny Perdue’s retirement. 12/09/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Cole on the passing of former Senate President Larry Tucker. 11/18/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole on mid-year budget cuts 11/15/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement on Mid-Year Budget Cuts 11/15/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement on 2016 Legislative Elections 11/09/2016
Barbara Fleischauer
Fleischauer and WVU Energy Center Director Visit Chinese Embassy 10/28/2016
Mike Woelfel
Senator Woelfel Aims to Enhance Protections for Sexual Assault Victims 10/26/2016
Mark Zatezalo
Delegate Mark Zatezalo To Speak At Governor's Energy Summit 10/04/2016
President Cole

Senate President Cole Statement on West Virginia’s Downgraded Bond Rating

09/29/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Says Flood Relief Bill A Critical Step Toward Recovery 09/21/2016
President Cole
Tim Armstead
President Cole, Speaker Armstead Statement on Court of Claims Report 08/21/2016
Mick Bates
Raleigh County Delegate Appointed to Tax Reform Committee 08/17/2016
Craig Blair
Senator Blair Announces Launch of 'Report It WV' Hotline 08/03/2016
Delegate Stansbury
Delegate Stansbury To Host Addiction Summit Monday In Chesapeake 07/20/2016
Tim Armstead
SPEAKER ARMSTEAD ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY MEETINGS TO ASSIST THOSE AFFECTED BY FLOODING 07/05/2016
President Cole
Senate President Bill Cole Encourages West Virginians to Help With Flood Relief Efforts 06/24/2016
Greg Boso
Senator Boso Updates Nicholas County Residents About Emergency Operations in Richwood 06/23/2016
President Cole
Senate President Bill Cole Urges Caution During State of Emergency 06/23/2016
Saira Blair
Delegate Blair Secures Additional $500,000 For Blue Ridge Community and Technical College 06/21/2016
Mark Zatezalo
Delegate Mark Zatezalo to Speak at the Energy Council 06/21/2016
President Cole
Senate Passes Fiscal Year 2017 Budget 06/14/2016
Tim Armstead
House Restores Volunteer Firefighter Funds To Budget 06/13/2016
Tim Armstead
House Passes Balanced Budget 06/13/2016
Senator Walters
Andrew Byrd,Matthew Rohrbach,Ron Walters
Bipartisan Group of Legislators Return Special Session Pay to State 06/09/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole on Budget Bill Veto 06/08/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Responds To Governor's Budget Veto 06/08/2016
President Cole
Senate Passes Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 06/02/2016
Tim Armstead
House of Delegates Passes Budget Agreement 06/02/2016
Tim Armstead
House of Delegates Passes Budget Bill 05/27/2016
President Cole
Legislature Completes Supplemental Appropriation for Fiscal Year 2016 05/27/2016
Timothy Miley
MEDIA ADVISORY - Democratic Leaders to Discuss Budget Crisis 05/26/2016
President Cole
Senate President Cole Urges House of Delegates to Present Budget Plan With Suggested Cuts 05/25/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement On Tobacco Tax Vote 05/24/2016
Timothy Miley
Bipartisan Group of Legislators Fight for Bold and Responsible Government 05/24/2016
Tim Armstead
Republican Delegates Say Tobacco Tax Compromise Will Help Solve Budget Crisis 05/23/2016
Justin Marcum
Delegate Marcum Welcomes Hatfield McCoy Grant Funding to Southern West Virginia 05/20/2016
Timothy Miley
Delegate Miley Requests Sustainability Study of Higher Education System 05/17/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Reiterates Commitment To Promise Scholarship Funding 05/13/2016
Mike Caputo
Statement from House Minority Whip Mike Caputo about former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship reporting to prison today 05/12/2016
Mitch Carmichael
Carmichael Named Community Action Legislator of the Year 05/04/2016
Delegate Lane
Delegate Lane Promotes Budget Plan That Avoids Tax Increases 04/27/2016
Barbara Fleischauer
"Twitter Storm" To Ask Governor To Add Human Trafficking Bill To Special Session Agenda 04/12/2016
Mike Caputo
Delegate Caputo Statement on Blankenship Sentencing 04/06/2016
Timothy Miley
Delegate Miley Encourages PayPal to Consider West Virginia 04/05/2016
Delegate Kurcaba
Delegate Kurcaba Disappointed in Veto of DOH Hiring Reform Bill 04/01/2016
President Cole
Speaker Armstead
Speaker Armstead, President Cole Reiterate Legislature's Commitment To Funding PEIA 03/23/2016
Senator Kessler
Timothy Miley
Joint Statement From Senate Minority Leader Kessler, House Minority Leader Miley On Budget Failure 03/16/2016
Kelli Sobonya
Delegate Kelli Sobonya Honored for Arts in Education 03/16/2016
Mick Bates
The State of the State Budget 03/15/2016
President Cole
Tim Armstead
Joint Statement From President Cole, Speaker Armstead On New Revenue Projections 03/15/2016
Paul Espinosa
Chairman Espinosa Lauds Productive Session For House Education Committee 03/14/2016
Tim Armstead
House Of Delegates Completes 2016 Regular Session 03/13/2016
President Cole
Senate President Bill Cole Touts Accomplishments of Legislative Session 03/12/2016
Mike Caputo,Linda Longstreth
Marion Delegates Oppose Leadership Budget Bill 03/11/2016
Delegate Campbell, D.
Delegate Denise Campbell Earns Legislative Leadership Award for the Arts 03/11/2016
Tim Armstead,Eric Nelson
House of Delegates Passes Balanced Budget 03/11/2016
Senator Walters
Senator Chris Walters Continues to Fight for Broadband 03/11/2016
Justin Marcum
Delegate Marcum Frustrated with Leadership Lack of Support for Jobs on Post-Mine Sites 03/09/2016
Senator Walters
Broadband Bill Stalled in House of Delegates Committee 03/08/2016
President Cole
Op. Ed. - Dealing With Our Fiscal Crisis … Responsibly 03/08/2016
Tim Armstead,Eric Nelson
House Finance Committee Approves Balanced Budget 03/08/2016
President Cole
This Week in the West Virginia Senate 03/05/2016
Senator Boso, Senator Leonhardt
Senate Passed Three Bills Dedicated to Fixing Roads 03/05/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole on Override of Concealed Carry Veto 03/05/2016
Justin Marcum
Delegate Marcum's Road Bill Passes House 03/02/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole on Religious Freedom Restoration Act 03/02/2016
Tim Armstead
House of Delegates Passes Bill To Prevent Unemployment Fund Insolvency 03/01/2016
Tim Armstead
House Passes Bill to Direct Greyhound Subsidies to State Road Fund 03/01/2016
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Tax Reform Committee Releases Tobacco Tax Study 03/01/2016
Robert Karnes
Senate Passes Farm-to-Food Bank Tax Credit 02/29/2016
Justin Marcum
Delegate Justin Marcum Vocalizes Support for House Bill 2852 02/29/2016
Mick Bates
Delegate Mick Bates: Statement on House Bill 2704 02/29/2016
Timothy Miley
Democrats Lead Effort to Stop Tax Increase Bill 02/29/2016
Eric Nelson
Finance Chairman Eric Nelson Statement On House Bill 2704 02/29/2016
President Cole
This Week in the West Virginia Senate 02/28/2016
Tim Armstead
This Week in the House of Delegates 02/28/2016
Eric Nelson
House Finance Committee Passes Sales Tax Fairness Bill 02/27/2016
Greg Boso,Robert Karnes
Senators Boso, Karnes Sponsor Resolution to Repurpose Sugar Grove Naval Facility 02/26/2016
Timothy Miley
House Democrats Fight to Fund PEIA 02/24/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole on Senator John Unger's Petition for Injunction 02/24/2016
Robert Beach,Roman Prezioso
Senate Resolution to Name Interstate Exit “Coach Bill Stewart Exit” 02/24/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole on Tobacco Tax Increase 02/23/2016
Roger Hanshaw
Drawing a Line in the Sand 02/23/2016
Delegate Cadle
Right-To-Work and Prevailing Wage Votes Will Improve West Virginia 02/23/2016
Tim Armstead
House Passes Ethics Reform Bills 02/23/2016
Matthew Rohrbach
Delegate Rohrbach Proposes Bill To Create Infrastructure Improvement Projects 02/23/2016
President Cole
This Week in the West Virginia Senate 02/20/2016
President Cole
Op. Ed. - A NEW PLAN TO GET WEST VIRGINIA MOVING 02/20/2016
Tim Armstead
This Week in the House of Delegates 02/20/2016
Craig Blair
Senate Government Organization Committee Passes Bill to Return State Employees to Semimonthly Pay Schedule 02/19/2016
Senator Walters
Amy Summers
Senator Walters and Delegate Summers Recognized by Mountain State Trauma and Injury Prevention Coalition 02/18/2016
Senator Walters
Broadband Bill Passes Through the Senate 02/18/2016
Timothy Miley
House Democrats Introduce Legislation to Fund Roads 02/17/2016
Senator Walters
Broadband Bill on First Reading in the Senate 02/16/2016
Timothy Miley
House Democrats Propose Solution to PEIA Crisis 02/16/2016
Sean Hornbuckle
Delegates Perdue and Hornbuckle Propose Legislation to Support Higher Education and Local Health Departments 02/15/2016
Daryl Cowles
House Passes Bill To Allow Transportation Network Companies To Operate In W.VA. 02/15/2016
Mick Bates
Legislature is Missing an Opportunity to Improve the Health of West Virginia 02/15/2016
Tim Armstead
This Week in the House 02/13/2016
President Cole
This Week In The Senate 02/12/2016
Delegate Kurcaba
Delegate Kurcaba Offers Legislation to Address Fixing State Roadways 02/12/2016
Rupert Phillips
Delegate Phillips Sponsors Bill To Aid Property Owners In Struggling Communities 02/11/2016
Tim Armstead
House Passes Religious Freedom Restoration Act 02/11/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement On Governor's Budget Commentary 02/11/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement On Workplace Freedom, Prevailing Wage Vetoes 02/11/2016
Timothy Miley
House Minority Leader Calls for Action on PEIA, Jobs 02/11/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole on Workplace Freedom, Prevailing Wage Vetoes 02/11/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole Regarding U.S. Supreme Court's Decision on Clean Power Plan 02/10/2016
Jill Upson
Delegate Upson Expresses Concern Over Out-Of-State Spending Of Government Benefits 02/10/2016
Eric Nelson
House Finance Committee Approves Three Bills To Promote Business Growth 02/10/2016
Rupert Phillips
Delegate Phillips Praises Supreme Court Decision Halting Clean Power Plan 02/10/2016
Carol Miller
Delegate Miller First GOP Woman To Preside Over House Of Delegates 02/10/2016
Ryan Ferns
West Virginia Senate Passes Bill to Provide for Drug Screening of TANF Applicants 02/09/2016
John Unger
Senator Unger Supportive of Referendum on Prevailing Wage and Right to Work 02/09/2016
Charles Trump
Senate Judiciary Committee Originates Bills to Remove Obsolete Rules from West Virginia State Register 02/09/2016
Timothy Miley
House Democratic Leader Calls for Action on PEIA, Jobs 02/08/2016
Timothy Miley
This Week in the House of Delegates

02/06/2016
President Cole
This Week in the West Virginia Senate 02/06/2016
Senator Walters
Senator Walters Proposes Bill to Expand Dental Coverage for Adult Medicaid Recipients 02/05/2016
President Cole
West Virginia Senate Passes Prevailing Wage Repeal Bill 02/04/2016
Mike Caputo
Statement from Delegate Mike Caputo regarding the passing of Frank "Chunki" Angotti. 02/04/2016
John Unger
Unger Says Senate Repeal of Prevailing Wage A Move Toward Cutting Workers’ Wages 02/04/2016
John Overington
Delegate Overington Comments On Passage Of Workplace Freedom Bill 02/04/2016
Craig Blair
Senate Government Organization Committee to Tackle Comprehensive Regulatory Reform 02/02/2016
President Cole
West Virginia Senate Advances Prevailing Wage Repeal Bill 02/02/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement On Rainy Day Fund Amendment 02/01/2016
Tim Armstead
This Week in the House of Delegates 01/29/2016
President Cole
This Week in the West Virginia Senate 01/29/2016
Timothy Miley
House Democrats Push to Fund PEIA 01/29/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Statement On Prevailing Wage Repeal Passage 01/27/2016
Barbara Fleischauer,Erikka Storch
Equal Pay Can't Wait - West Virginia Legislature To Recognize Harm Of Gender Pay Gap 01/26/2016
Saira Blair
Delegate Blair Named Chair Of Eastern Panhandle Caucus 01/26/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole Regarding Layoffs of Nearly 900 Employees of Alpha Natural Resources 01/26/2016
President Cole
Senate President Bill Cole Issues Statement on the Passing of Former Senator Eloise Jack 01/23/2016
President Cole
This Week in the West Virginia Senate 01/22/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole Regarding the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Decision Regarding the Ninth Senatorial District 01/22/2016
President Cole
Sue Cline Appointed to Ninth District Senate Seat 01/22/2016
President Cole
Senate Passes West Virginia Workplace Freedom Act 01/21/2016
Matthew Rohrbach
Delegate Rohrbach Responds to Huntington CSX Closure 01/20/2016
Barbara Fleischauer
West Virginia Capitol To Host Visit From Mars 01/18/2016
Ron Stollings
Senator Stollings Introduces Bill That Would Change Legal Age for Buying Tobacco to 21 01/15/2016
Tim Armstead
House Creates New Committee To Target Substance Abuse 01/13/2016
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Responds to the State of the State 01/13/2016
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole in Response to Governor Tomblin's State of the State Address 01/13/2016
Delegate Miley
House Democratic Caucus to Present 2016 Priorities Today 01/12/2016
Tim Armstead
House Democratic Caucus Announces 2016 Legislative Priorities 01/12/2016
Barbara Fleischauer
Fleischauer Prepares For Session 01/11/2016
Greg Boso
Senator Gregory Boso Named Chairman of Energy, Industry, and Mining Committee 01/08/2016
Ryan Ferns
Senator Ryan Ferns Named Chairman of Labor Committee 01/08/2016
Robert Karnes
Senator Robert Karnes Named Chairman of Agriculture and Rural Development Committee 01/08/2016
Mike Woelfel
Senator Woelfel to Introduce Athletic Tradition Bill 01/05/2016
Tim Armstead
Delegate Paul Espinosa Named House Education Chair 01/04/2016
Greg Boso
Op-Ed From Senator Greg Boso 12/30/2015
Gary Howell
Delegate Howell Responds To Transfer Of National Guard Units 12/30/2015
Senator D. Hall
Senator Daniel Hall Announces Resignation 12/29/2015
Delegate Pasdon
DELEGATE PASDON ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION FROM HOUSE OF DELEGATES 12/23/2015
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Praises West Virginia's Removal From ‘Judicial Hellhole’ List 12/17/2015
President Cole
Statement from Senate President Bill Cole About State Board of Education Vote to Repeal Standards 12/17/2015
President Cole
Senate President Bill Cole Praises West Virginia's Removal from 'Judicial Hellholes' List 12/17/2015
Senator Walters
Delegate Hanshaw, Delegate Smith, R.
Lawmakers To Host Broadband Forum Thursday 12/15/2015
Tim Armstead
House Speaker Tim Armstead Responds To PEIA Board Actions 12/11/2015
President Cole
Senate President Bill Cole issued the following statement regarding Thursday’s meeting of the PEIA Finance Board 12/11/2015
Mike Caputo
Statement from Delegate Mike Caputo (D-Marion) on Blankenship Verdict 12/03/2015
President Cole
Senate President Cole Sends Letter to State School Building Authority Regarding Fayette County Schools 11/25/2015
Amy Summers
Delegate Summers To Host Town Hall On Natural Gas Issues December 1 In Grafton 11/24/2015
Gary Howell
Delegate Howell Urges Tomblin To Resist Any Effort To Relocate Syrian Refugees To West Virginia 11/17/2015
Ryan Ferns
Erikka Storch
Delegate Storch, Senator Ferns To Host Tax Reform Public Comment Hearing November 19th In Wheeling 11/16/2015
President Cole
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead, President Cole Respond To Right-To-Work Study Results 11/15/2015
President Cole
Tim Armstead
Statement from Speaker Armstead, President Cole on Biweekly Pay Delay 11/03/2015
Gary Howell,John Overington
Delegates Howell, Overington Receive Citizenship Awards From National Society Of The Sons Of The American Revolution 10/30/2015
President Cole
Tim Armstead
Senate President Bill Cole, Speaker Tim Armstead Honored with State Legislative Achievement Award 10/28/2015
Michael Folk
Delegate Folk To Host Education Forum With Peg Lusik November 11 In Martinsburg 10/28/2015
Joe Ellington,Marty Gearheart,John Shott
Delegates To Host Tax Reform Public Comment Hearing November 10th In Bluefield 10/27/2015
Senate Clerk Clark Barnes
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to Hold Public Meetings on Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project 10/09/2015
Eric Householder
Delegate Householder To Host Tax Reform Public Hearing October 13 in Martinsburg 10/08/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Hold Public Hearing October 20 in Charleston 10/07/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet October 5 in Charleston 10/02/2015
President Cole
Senate President Bill Cole, Delegates Sponsor Resolution Supporting Coal Industry at Southern States Energy Board Meeting 09/28/2015
Tim Armstead
Speaker Armstead Asks DHHR To Disclose and Reallocate Any Planned Parenthood Funding 09/22/2015
Rupert Phillips
Delegate Rupie Phillips Blasts Proposed Stream Protection Rule 09/18/2015
Danny Wagner
Delegates Trecost, Wagner Unveil Proposal Reforming Work Requirements For SNAP Benefits 09/16/2015
President Cole
Delegate Bob Ashley Appointed to 3rd District Senate Seat 09/15/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet September 14 and 15 in Charleston 09/10/2015
Isaac Sponaugle
Delegate Isaac Sponaugle Condemns the Governor Over Sugar Grove Naval Base 09/08/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform To Meet August 31 in Charleston 08/27/2015
Barbara Fleischauer
Fleischauer to Receive National Recognition From AARP For Caregiver Legislation 08/26/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet August 17 in Charleston 08/13/2015
Isaac Sponaugle
Delegate Isaac Sponaugle urges the Governor to accept the NIOC Sugar Grove Naval Base 08/11/2015
President Cole
Tim Armstead
Senate President Cole, Speaker Armstead Sign Letter to Revoke ‘Memorandum of Agreement’ Regarding Common Core Standards 08/04/2015
President Cole
Tim Armstead
Senate President Cole, Speaker of the House Armstead Pledge to Defend West Virginia's Coal Mining Industry 08/03/2015
Barbara Fleischauer
Nonprofit That Has Put Women to Work for 15 Years Prepares to Shut Down 07/29/2015
Mike Caputo
Statement from Delegate Mike Caputo regarding Century Aluminum’s announcement it is not going to reopen the Ravenswood plant 07/29/2015
Greg Boso
Senator Greg Boso Asks Governor Tomblin for Financial Assistance to Help Webster County Memorial Hospital 07/23/2015
President Cole
Tim Armstead
Joint Committee Issues Subpoena to WorkForce West Virginia for Prevailing Wage Documents 07/07/2015
Mike Caputo
Statement from Delegate Mike Caputo (D-Marion) on the Expiration of Prevailing Wage 06/30/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet June 29 in Charleston 06/26/2015
Barbara Fleischauer
New Overdose Law Aims to Prevent Both Alcohol and Drug Deaths 06/11/2015
William Romine
“Heroes Day” Receives Recognition Through House Resolution 06/08/2015
Barbara Fleischauer
Delegate Fleischauer Hails New Law Empowering Caregivers 06/04/2015
Gary Howell
Mineral County Delegate Working to Preserve History 06/03/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet June 9 in Charleston 06/03/2015
Kelli Sobonya
Taxpayer Funded Trinkets Now Banned 05/28/2015
Mick Bates
Delegate Mick Bates Selected for Leadership Program 05/28/2015
Barbara Fleischauer,Joe Statler
No Easy Fix 05/18/2015
President Cole
Tim Armstead
Media Advisory: Senate President Cole, Speaker Armstead Join to Support ARENA 05/15/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet May 18 in Charleston 05/14/2015
Danny Hamrick
Delegate Danny Hamrick Chosen to Meet With National Experts on Fixing Roads - Lawmaker Seeks Solutions to “Urgent Need for Harrison County” 05/13/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform To Meet May 4 in Charleston 04/29/2015
Mike Hall
Eric Nelson
Co-Chairs of Joint Committee on Tax Reform highlight available resources and seek public comment 04/15/2015
Barbara Fleischauer
Delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer will host an Unhappy Hour to mark Equal Pay Day in Morgantown this Tuesday, April 14, 2015. 04/13/2015
Jeff Eldridge
Delegate Eldridge Announces Defeat of Forced Pooling Bill 03/16/2015
Jeff Eldridge
Delegate Eldridge Amends Retirement Bill to Provide Increased Protections 03/16/2015
Jeff Eldridge
House Passes Immunization Exemption Bill 03/14/2015
Mike Caputo
Statement From Delegate Mike Caputo 03/12/2015
Senator Kessler
Senate Democrats Offer Teacher Pay Raise Increase Amendment 03/11/2015
Mike Pushkin
Calls on Fundraiser Attendees to Help Save Mountaineer Food Bank 03/09/2015
John Unger
Unger Pleased With Passage of “Jamie's Law” 03/09/2015
Justin Marcum
Delegate Marcum Stands Against Prevailing Wage 03/05/2015
Jeff Eldridge
House Tables Drug Testing For Recipients of Federal Aid 03/04/2015
Jeff Eldridge
Homestead Exemption Act Passes 03/04/2015
Timothy Miley
House Democrats Increase Homestead Exemption 03/04/2015
Tim Armstead
Veto Override of H.B. 2568 from Speaker Tim Armstead 03/04/2015
Mike Caputo
Delegate Caputo Requests Veto of Coal Industry Legislation 03/04/2015
President Cole
Senate President Bill Cole Urges West Virginians to Be Prepared in Advance of Winter Storm Thor 03/04/2015
Jeff Eldridge
Delegate Eldridge Votes Against Forced Pooling 03/04/2015
Dave Sypolt
West Virginia Senate Passes Charter Schools Act of 2015 03/02/2015
Gary Howell
House Passes Bill to Make Chapter 30 Boards More Transparent 03/02/2015
Senator D. Hall, Senator Mullins
Senators Daniel Hall and Jeff Mullins Ask West Virginia Board of Education to Waive Instructional Days Requirement for Raleigh, Wyoming Counties 03/01/2015
Delegate Pasdon
House Votes to Repeal Common Core Standards 02/28/2015
Mike Caputo
Statement from Delegate Mike Caputo (D-Marion) on the Passage of Senate Bill 357 02/27/2015
Senator D. Hall
West Virginia Senate Unanimously Passes 'Trinkets' Bill 02/27/2015
Mitch Carmichael,Tom Takubo
West Virginia Senate Unanimously Passes Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Claims Transparency Act 02/27/2015
Brad White
Delegate Brad White Sponsors Bill to Protect Children 02/26/2015
Ryan Weld
Delegate Weld
Delegate Weld Introduces Bills to Encourage Young People to Stay in West Virginia 02/26/2015
Justin Marcum
Delegate Opposes Public Charter Schools 02/24/2015
President Cole
Creating Public Charter Schools Act of 2015 Placed On Senate Calendar Following Floor Motion to Place Bill on First Reading 02/24/2015
Jeff Eldridge
Charter Schools Bill Is Discharged From Senate Finance Committee 02/24/2015
Sean Hornbuckle
Statement by Delegate Sean Hornbuckle (D-Cabell) - "Happy Birthday, Lincoln County" 02/23/2015
Justin Marcum
Delegate Proposes a Tax Break for Businesses that Relocate to Reclaimed Mountaintop Removal Land 02/20/2015
Senator Kessler
Paid Sick Leave Bill Introduced 02/20/2015
Senator Kessler
Tobacco Tax Increase Introduced 02/20/2015
Mick Bates
Raleigh County Caucus Working Together Throughout Session 02/20/2015
Jeff Eldridge
Delegate Eldridge Announces House Bill 2208 02/20/2015
Justin Marcum
House of Delegates Stands in Support of Condemning Radical Islamic Group ISIS 02/19/2015
Jeff Eldridge
Delegate Eldridge Announces Passage of Forced Pooling Bill in House Energy Committee 02/19/2015
Ryan Ferns
Senator Ryan Ferns Brings Ohio Governor John Kasich to Charleston to Discuss Federal Balanced Budget Amendment 02/18/2015
Senator Leonhardt
Senator Kent Leonhardt Honors Veterans with Resolution 02/17/2015
Timothy Miley
Constituents Make a Statement: Survey Results 02/17/2015
Senator Walters
Senator Chris Walters Sponsors Bill to Diversify West Virginia’s Economy, Broadband Infrastructure 02/17/2015
Tim Armstead
House Celebrates WVU Day 02/13/2015
Jeff Eldridge
Delegate Eldridge Announces Passage of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Act in the House 02/11/2015
Tim Armstead
House Passes Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act 02/11/2015
President Cole, Senator D. Hall, Senator Kirkendoll
West Virginia Senate Passes Coal Jobs and Safety Act of 2015 02/10/2015
John Unger
Unger Pleased With Eastern Panhandle Jobs Announcement 02/10/2015
Tim Armstead
House Passes Two Major Bills 02/10/2015
President Cole
West Virginia Senate to Designate February 10 As Drug Court Day 02/10/2015
President Cole
West Virginia Senate Passes Comparative Fault Reform 02/09/2015
Mike Caputo
Delegate Caputo Fights for Mine Safety 02/07/2015
Senator Kessler
Kessler Calls For a Day of Action 02/05/2015
Delegate Arvon, Delegate Guthrie, Delegate Phillips, L., Delegate Sobonya
West Virginia Women’s Caucus Emphasizes the Importance of Following Sexual Assault Reporting Protocol 02/04/2015
Delegate Pasdon
Statement from House Education Chairwoman, Amanda Pasdon 01/28/2015
Gary Howell
Delegate Howell Introduces H.B. 2425 “Graduating Good Citizens Bill” 01/28/2015
Timothy Miley
House Democratic Leader Tim Miley Asks Republican Speaker for Facts and Data to Support Claims that Repealing Legislation Will Save Coal Jobs 01/19/2015
Tim Armstead
House Passes Economic Impact Statement 01/16/2015
Gary Howell
Delegate Howell Ready For Chairmanship, Excited For Session 01/16/2015
President Cole
Gregory L. Boso Appointed to 11th District Senate Seat 01/16/2015
Tim Armstead
Armstead Selected as Republican House Speaker 01/14/2015
President Cole
Cole Elected President of West Virginia Senate 01/14/2015
Tim Armstead
West Virginia House of Delegates to Make History 01/13/2015
President Kessler
Timothy Miley
Legislature to Stream Video of Floor Proceedings 01/12/2015
Tim Armstead
Statement Republican Leader Tim Armstead on One-Year Anniversary of Water Crisis 01/09/2015
Tim Armstead
Statement From Republican Leader Tim Armstead on One-Year Anniversary of Water Crisis 01/09/2015
Tim Armstead
Statement From House Republican Leader Armstead on the Passing of Governor Arch A. Moore 01/08/2015
Senator Cole
Statement from Senator Bill Cole on the passing of former Governor Arch Moore 01/08/2015

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