Keep the Trains Running!

The Maryland Rail Corporation (MARC) has informed the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) that passenger service from West Virginia will be cut from three trains each way to one in October. This ...

West Virginia’s Premature Budget

The leadership of the West Virginia Legislature is beating its breasts about passing a budget without extending the Regular Session. This was the second year in a row the budget was passed prematurely. The brea...

Pipeline Bait and Switch

On March 26, Delegate Sammi Brown and I met with Scott Mandirola, Deputy Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and DEP General Counsel Jason Wandling. We met with them to urge t...

Whither Public Education

This year’s regular session of the WV State Legislature saw a focus on public education that rivaled that of last year. The 2018 session saw a greater focus on education than had been the case for many years. ...