By Leah Tuckwiller
A hotly contested omnibus education bill was referred to a Committee of the Whole in the West Virginia Senate on Monday, January 28, having bypassed the finance committee. Committee of the Whole is defined by Merriam-Webster as "the whole membership of a legislative house sitting as a committee and operating under informal rules."
The education bill concerns more than 60 new and amended sections of code in 137 pages as publicly presented in a PDF file from the State Legislature's website, a much broader stroke than is usually taken.
Read more in the Tuesday, January 29, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.