Posts by Kayla Young

Kayla Young

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Newsletter article Kayla Young February 15, 2019
House Energy Update
Yesterday on Thursday, House Energy ran HB2637 - “Excluding electric generating facilities designated as an exempt wholesale generator from being regulated by the PSC.” More
Issues: Energy
Newsletter article Kayla Young February 8, 2019
Pro-Democracy, Anti-Corruption Platform
SB 115, which would require disclosure of dark money political expenditures to allow the public to know who is paying for political advertisements. Unfortunately, this dark money spending is no longer limited to the election. More
Issues: Clean elections
Newsletter article Kayla Young February 1, 2019
Pro-Democracy, Anti-Corruption Platform
The Pro-Democracy, Anti-Corruption Platform is a set of common sense policy solutions that can help put our government on a path to solve problems that affect us all. This is not about Democrat vs. Republican; this is about fixing a broken system, and moving toward a government that’s more transparent, accountable, and responsive to the needs of ALL West Virginians. More
Issues: Clean electionsLegislation
Newsletter article Kayla Young February 1, 2019
Oil and Gas Abandoned Well Plugging Fund
This week we saw some bills related to conventional oil wells, HB 2673 - Creating the Oil and Gas Abandoned Well Plugging Fund. The bill will cut the oil severance tax on applicable wells (producing less than 60,000 cu. Ft. per day) from 5% to 0% but introduce a rate of 2.5%. More
Issues: Abandoned wellsOil and gas
Newsletter article Kayla Young January 25, 2019
Senate EIM Chairman Randy Smith, R-Tucker, says including 60 DEP updates to Water Quality Standards was the “right thing to do.”
The Water Quality Standards Rule (SB167) moves onward to Senate Judiciary! After being pulled from the agenda to allow for a DEP Public Hearing on Water & Human Health, the senate EIM committee reconvened twice on Tuesday to debate and question the rule and its implications. More
Issues: LegislationPollutionWater
Newsletter article Kayla Young January 18, 2019
Pro-Democracy Platform
When legislators listen to regular West Virginians, they can work with us to pass bills that make West Virginia a better place to live. The governor can sign those bills into law, and our courts can uphold those laws. More
Issues: Clean elections