WV Legislative Update - 2/3/2012

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Welcome to the 2012 Legislative Brief, your one-stop shop for legislative news from a variety of sources throughout West Virginia, and my view of legislative happenings on the horizon.  Today marks the 24th Legislative Day.

My View from the Capitol:

1011 bills have been introduced in the West Virginia House of Delegates.  20 bills have passed the House and await consideration in the State Senate.

481 bills have been introduced in the West Virginia State Senate.  21 bills have passed the Senate and await consideration in the House of Delegates.

News From Around the State:

Cracker May Require More

http://www.herald-dispatch.com/x1689945434/Cracker-may-require-another-incentive

Legal Reforms Have Improved the Medical Climate

http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/x1689945622/Leader-Reforms-have-aided-medical-malpractice-climate

Gas Drilling Boosts Property Tax Assessment by 17.5%

http://www.theintelligencer.net/page/content.detail/id/565205.html

Mine Safety Measures Proposed

http://wvgazette.com/News/201201310224

State Becomes National First to Deal with OPEB

http://www.register-herald.com/local/x1826119242/Senate-speeds-up-OPEB-approval-in-national-first

Other States Offering Tax Breaks for Cracker Plant

http://dailymail.com/News/statenews/201202010136

WV Supreme Court candidate plans 1M campaign loan

http://www.dailymail.com/News/election12/201202020233

Authors

Government Relations Coordinator
(304) 280-6966
Charleston, WV