BACK PEW: Politics is outweighing policy so far this session

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV January 21, 2024 While legislative leadership is talking publicly about bread & butter issues like child care and economic development, the tenor of this legislative is much different on a day to day basis. Why is that? In this week’s column, I dive into the politics, rather than the policies, that […]

THE BACK PEW–Quick rundown of which bills passed & which ones failed

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV March 16, 2023 The WV Legislature adjourned at midnight on March 11. Here’s a quick rundown of several bills we’ve been watching the last two months, along with whether the bill passed or failed.  TAX CUT. Passed. Citizens will see a 21.25% reduction in income taxes. Rebates will also be available […]