Your West Virginia legislature at work
Solutions in search of a problem
Getting rid of adult video stores:
Another gem has dropped.#wvpol pic.twitter.com/r0jNP6SrNp— Logan (@theloganspeaks) January 23, 2023
Are there any adult video stores/arcades left in West Virginia? If there are, won’t Senator Capito’s initiative to bring broadband to everyone solve . . .
The Republican war on public education continues
West Virginia moves to microschooling
From Mountain State Spotlight:
Students at microschools, a mix between private schools and homeschooling that largely operate without scrutiny, could soon access state funds from the Hope Scholarship program under a proposed change.https://t.co/1nbKRv4wyz— Mountain State Spotlight . . .
“Just because we can’t cite a specific example doesn’t mean it isn’t happening”
WV Delegate Chris Pritt makes the case for believing that Big Foot, the Loch Ness monster, and the teaching of CRT in West Virginia are all real
The issue: WV Republican’s anti-stereotype (anti-CRT) legislation
This weekend’s Wheeling New Register carried an op-ed by WV Delegate Chris Pritt (R-Kanawha) in which he made the case for the legislation he introduced earlier this month:
Anti-Stereotyping Act Strengthens W.Va.’s Public Schools
This is how Pritt . . .
The WV House considers legislation to arm WV teachers and school personnel
As reported by Ryan Quinn in today’s Charleston Gazette-Mail, the WV House Education Committee advanced a bill for school districts to allow school personnel to be armed:
The West Virginia House Education Committee has again advanced a bill that would let teachers and principals bring concealed guns into public schools, if their . . .
Eliminating the WV income tax
Republicans, the Promise Scholarship, and a vulture with a bow tie
Locally, I have seen very little local reporting on this, but the Republican super-majority in the West Virginia legislature looks intent upon eliminating the personal state income tax. At our local Ogden papers, Steven Allen Adams has mentioned it and Mike Myer raised the idea last year. But for something that will negatively impact a . . .
West Virginia Republican intolerance strikes again (with evening update)
Yesterday, the Parkersburg News and Sentinel published an op-ed by West Virginia state senator Mike Azinger (R – Wood). The piece is entitled “The Shame of LBGTQ Pride” and it begins:
One of my recent Facebook posts was a quote from the late Presbyterian preacher D. James Kennedy: “Tolerance is the last virtue of a depraved . . .
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Despite its title, yesterday’s News-Register editorial is not about dispelling stereotypes
No, “Visit May Dispel Some Stereotypes” continues Ogden’s rewrite of the events surrounding the racist Republican display in the Capitol rotunda earlier this month
Republicans are blameless for what happened in Charleston
By shifting the focus to who brought the poster, the editorial, “Visit May Dispel Some Stereotypes,” continues Ogden’s efforts to absolve the Republican Party of any responsibility for what happened in the Capitol Rotunda earlier this month:
A few weeks ago, . . .