Omnibus Education Bill Moves Quickly, Raises Concerns

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.

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