Judge strikes down WV’s voucher law
From the AP:
A judge in West Virginia's capital struck down a law on Wednesday that would have funneled state money into a program that incentivized families to pull their children out of K-12 public schools. . . .
Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge Joanna Tabit ruled that the Hope Scholarship voucher program, which . . .
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Some odds and ends from Twitter on Confederate Memorial Day
CRT, journalism, Obama and Morrisey
An explanation for the Republican emphasis on a theory that no one is teaching
2/2 All of the CRT panic, book banning and anti-protest laws are a direct response to this. They are trying to push white children’s exposure to - and sympathy for - racial issues back to the dark ages of Jim Crow ignorance. It is a simple as it is shocking.— . . .
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It's simple: fight efforts to control the virus and then blame Biden for what happens
The Republican covid strategy continues
West Virginia's covid numbers continue to increase
From the New York Times on December 31:
While Republican state officials continue to fight efforts to control the virus
As earlier COVID-19 vaccine mandate lawsuits get their day before the U.S. Supreme Court in two weeks, West Virginia Attorney General . . .
Patrick Morrisey update
Vaccines, Fauci, DeSantis, marijuana: what’s happening with WV’s attorney general?
Ignoring the numbers (and science), WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey continues to fight against vaccine mandates
From earlier this month:
State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined another multi-state lawsuit opposing a Biden administration vaccine mandate. This one concerns health care workers employed by providers . . .
Statistics don’t lie, but liars . . . .
Rep. McKinley and WV Attorney General Morrisey want to talk about fentanyl
Representative David McKinley (WV-1) plays with the fentanyl numbers
#bidensbordercrisis is having deadly consequences.
For the 5th straight month, more fentanyl has been seized at the southwest border than in the corresponding months in 2018, 2019, & 2020 combined.
Enough fentanyl was seized in June 2021 to kill 238 million . . .
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News from the West Virginia branch of the Trump Party
WV’s attorney general is already angling for a position if the Republicans win the next presidential election
Praise for Florida’s governor, Ron DeSantis
Yesterday, West Virginia's Attorney General tweeted:
.@GovRonDeSantis is doing a very good job in Florida moving his state forward.
The @GOP has many state officials who are leading during these challenging times. We can do so much better than the #BidenBlunders we are experiencing. . . .
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Keeping up with West Virginia’s politicians
Justice, Manchin, Morrisey and Capito
Governor Justice was on MSNBC earlier today
It did not go well:
.@SRuhle asks WV Gov. Justice about signing a bill restricting transgender athletes.
Ruhle: "Can you give me one example of a transgender child trying to get an unfair advantage? Just one in your state, you signed a bill about it."
Justice: "No, I can't really tell you . . .