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Fallout continues from Friday’s anti-Muslim display at West Virginia Capitol

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Delegate Patrick Martin, R-Lewis, stands to request that one of the bills up for passage Monday be read in its entirety.
(West Virginia Legislative Photography photo)

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Actions since an anti-Muslim display during last Friday’s state Republican Party Day at the Legislature continue to reverberate into the final week of the legislative session.

On Monday, House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, removed House Minority Whip Mike Caputo, D-Marion, from his committee assignments for the remainder of the session, which ends Saturday, March 9.

Caputo serves on the House energy, government organization, industry and labor, and rules committees.

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