By Jordan Nelson for CNHI News West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia House of Delegates’ Education Committee is seeing new leadership after House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, removed Del. Mark Dean R, Mingo, as vice chairman.
Del. Joe Ellington, R-Mercer, who was the former chairman of Health and Human Resources, was named the new Education Committee chairman. He is also an obstetrician-gynecologist in Princeton.
Ellington’s new position follows one of Del. Danny Hamrick, R-Harrison, who stepped down from the position in May because of a relationship with a member of legislative staff, which is a violation of Legislature policy. …