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West Virginia Senate president, finance committee chair ‘challenge’ governor on Amendment 2

By Charles Young, WV News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Senate President Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Eric Tarr, R-Putnam, say Gov. Jim Justice and Revenue Sec. Dave Hardy are misleading the public about Amendment 2.

In a joint press release issued Tuesday morning, Blair and Tarr called on Justice and Hardy to participate in a series of public forums to “allow the citizens of West Virginia to be presented with complete and accurate information about Amendment 2.”

“In just two stops on this literal dog and pony show, there have been countless misrepresentations and inaccuracies presented by both the Governor and Secretary Hardy, and the handful of people who have shown up are only getting one side of the issue,” Blair said. “We believe that open, honest debate is the best way to make sure voters are educated on this issue, and would challenge the governor and Sec. Hardy to include us on these stops going forward.” …

To read more: https://www.wvnews.com/news/wvnews/west-virginia-senate-president-finance-committee-chair-challenge-governor-on-amendment-2/article_cc5c0e74-3e68-11ed-883f-c3134e37cfbe.html

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