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Del. Joe Ellington named W.Va. Education Committee chairman

By Jordan Nelson for CNHI News West Virginia

Joe Ellington Staff photo by Jon Bolt
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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. …

Read more: https://www.bdtonline.com/news/del-joe-ellington-named-education-committee-chairman/article_472db4d0-a8f9-11e9-8e05-13498efe1a4e.html

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