Archive for December, 2017

Budget impasse continues as legislative session nears end
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Budget impasse continues as legislative session nears end

By Jim Ross The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With a week left in the regular session of the Legislature, the question remains whether the House of Delegates will agree to a tax increase or if it will hold firm to a promise of no new taxes. The State Senate this week passed a […]

Editorial: Lawmakers — Remember those who pay WV’s bills
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Editorial: Lawmakers — Remember those who pay WV’s bills

From The Charleston Gazette-Mail, Daily Mail page: Time was when Republican legislators claimed to be the party of fiscal responsibility and restraint. A pretty good thesis can be made that the old rallying cry of “less taxes, less government” was the main reason the Republicans came to be the majority party in the West Virginia […]

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At the Capitol: House continues consideration of medical marijuana
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At the Capitol: House continues consideration of medical marijuana

By Phil Kabler For the West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Going into the final week of the 2017 regular session, as legislators and the Justice administration continued to struggle to come up with a state budget plan, the buzz (pun intended) at the Capitol was over legislation to legalize medical marijuana. In a […]

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Opinion: Chairman of WV Academy of Family Physicians — ‘No such thing as Medical Marijuana’

By Dr. Adam Breinig, DO, FAAFP Chairman of WV Academy of Family Physicians Senior Council-at-Large of WV State Medical Association   This year’s West Virginia legislative session has addressed several contentious issues. As an active member of the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians’ advocacy voice, we are geared up to protect and promote the health of our […]

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