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Education bill faces perilous trajectory in West Virginia House

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN

Charleston Gazette-Mail

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After a slog through the West Virginia Senate, a sweeping education reform package is likely to face stiff, if not fatal, resistance in the House of Delegates.

House Minority Leader Tim Miley, D-Harrison, said the entire 41-person caucus opposes the bill in its current form. Likewise, seven Republicans (six on the House Education Committee) stated their opposition to the bill — in part or in totality — after the Senate passed it Monday.

This comes on top of Republican Gov. Jim Justice’s stated intent to veto the billin its current form.

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