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West Virginia Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Resources Accountability updated on spending, funding

By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Resources Accountability (LOCHHRA) met for nearly three hours on Tuesday to hear testimony from both the Office of the Inspector General, and representatives of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.[Read More…]

W.Va. Legislative Committee: Opinions differ on new state electronic death certificate system

By Autumn Shelton, West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Speaking at Tuesday’s meeting of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance, State Sen. Tom Takubo, R-Kanawha, was clear on his opinion of West Virginia’s new electronic death certificate filing system. “I think this system has been horrible. What’s concerning[Read More…]

West Virginia Legislative Oversight Committee told of 983 staffing vacancies at regional jails, correctional facilities

Legislators updated on prison work release pilot program By Matt Young, West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Legislative Oversight Committee on Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority, on Tuesday, heard testimony from Brad Douglas, chief of staff for the W.Va. Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation (DCR). Douglas’ talking[Read More…]

Media Advisory: W.Va. House Democrats to discuss 3rd extraordinary legislative session

WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Democratic members of the West Virginia House of Delegates have issued the following media advisory: House Democrats to Discuss 3rd Extraordinary Session Several Democratic members of the West Virginia House of Delegates will discuss the 3rd Extraordinary Session of the Legislature.  WHEN:           Tuesday, July 26, 2022[Read More…]

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