Governor vetoes $2 million to WVU Neuroscience Institute, delegate calls it mind-boggling

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV In a surprise move on Friday, Governor Jim Justice vetoed HB5014. The bill was a supplemental appropriation introduced by Speaker Roger Hanshaw to direct $2 million to West Virginia University’s Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.  The institute was featured on 60 Minutes this winter for their groundbreaking research on Alzheimer’s. Using a non-invasive […]

BACK PEW–Halftime at the capitol 

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By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV It’s halftime at the capitol. The legislative session hit the 30-day mark on Friday, leaving legislators with another month to complete their work.  While the headlines are filled with cultural controversies, most of those bills will have little impact on the lives of most West Virginians. In this week’s column, we’ll […]