SB451 'Indefinitely Postponed' By House After Strike

By Bobby Bordelon

The hotly contested Senate Bill 451, the omnibus education bill, was postponed indefinitely by a vote in the House of Delegates on Tuesday, February 19. Teachers across the state continue to be out of school, however, after a statement from the state Senate hinted the bill could be resurrected.

Both local representatives, delegates Cindy Lavender-Bowe and Jeff Campbell, voted in favor of the motion to postpone, joining the 53 yeas in opposition to the 45 nays.

Read more in the Wednesday, February 20, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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