Summer reading program needs volunteers

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV With reading scores at 20-year lows for West Virginia students, a summer literacy program offers kids the chance to improve their reading skills before heading back to the classroom this fall. Operated by the West Virginia University Extension Office, Energy Express is a six-week program at schools throughout the state. In […]

THE BACK PEW: Yes, there are a few good bills moving under the dome!

back pew baldwin

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV February 2, 2023 A reader asked this question: “We hear about the bad bills the legislature passes; have any good bills passed?”  Yes! A number of good pieces of legislation are moving through the legislative process right now. All of the following bills have passed through at least one legislative body […]