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Sparks fly on West Virginia House floor during amendment debates on Anti-Racism Act, microschool bill

By David Beard, The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – An effort to yank some teeth from the Anti-Racism Act led to a contentious debate on the House floor Thursday afternoon.

Feathers also ruffled during deliberations on the bill to regulate learning pods and microschools.

The Anti-Racism Act is SB 498. It was on second reading on the House floor and up for amendments.

The Houe was considering the Judiciary Committee amendment adopted just before 2 a.m. Wednesday, and members were proposing secondary amendments to Judiciary’s before adopting it.

House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, had stepped away from the podium and Speaker Pro Tempore Gary Howell, R-Mineral, was filling in when the amendment by Delegate Sean Hornbuckle, D-Cabell, came up…

To read more: https://www.dominionpost.com/2022/03/10/sparks-fly-on-house-floor-during-amendment-debates-on-anti-racism-act-microschool-bill/

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