Two members of WV’s public education hierarchy now “adamantly oppose” the state’s voucher program
Where were they when the legislation was passed in 2021?
Reporter Ryan Quinn, in today’s Charleston Gazette-Mail, explains:
West Virginia’s Board of Education president and the state schools superintendent are asking a judge to block the state’s upcoming nonpublic school vouchers program.
It’s an exceedingly rare public break between the state’s top public education officials and . . .
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West Virginia’s senators react to today’s abortion decision
They were all lying. The #SCOTUS process has been broken for a decade pic.twitter.com/JYOwLHRGJY— Dr. Jason Johnson (@DrJasonJohnson) June 24, 2022
Senator Joe Manchin on the abortion decision
From his congressional website:
“I am deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court has voted to . . .
Senator Capito on the January 6 hearings and the gas tax
Has Senator Capito learned anything from the January 6 hearings?
Last Friday, WVVA reported:
. . .
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) shared her thoughts on the House of Representatives’ first three January 6th Select Committee hearings on Friday.
“I think we’re learning things that we hadn’t heard,” said Capito.
Odds and ends on WV Day
Attention, Senator Capito
I know you are still deciding, but here's an interesting poll from Fox News:
seen on Fox News pic.twitter.com/OUza5WFiHm— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) June 19, 2022
Except that Greitans is the current governor of Missouri and he's running for the U.S. Senate:
We are . . .
A bipartisan gun deal?
No word from West Virginia’s senators
From the Washington Post:
Senators strike bipartisan gun deal, heralding potential breakthrough, but falling short of tougher measures sought by Biden https://t.co/eMwXIj79ME— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 12, 2022
Some details from CNN:
Ten GOP senators sign onto a statement backing an outline of a guns . . .
No response is my response
Finally, Senator Capito comments on gun legislation
Last month, Ogden Newspapers' political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, wrote a PR piece on West Virginia's Senator Shelley Moore Capito. (I believe he is required to do one every month.) The front-page article told us:
Shelley Moore Capito Stays Busy in Washington
As is often the case with Adams' Capito . . .
Guns: Updates on Manchin’s and Capito’s response (or lack, thereof) and arming Ohio’s and WV’s teachers
The most recent comment from Joe Manchin:
Manchin told me that a final deal should include two things: Raising the age to 21 for purchasing semi-automatic weapons and standards for state red flag laws. He's also open to an assault weapons ban. On people needing AR-15s? "I never felt I needed something of that . . .