This is the last week of the regular session. WVEC will publish a GREEN Legislative Wrap Up edition when the dust settles.
What Roger Sherman Learned Conni Lewis On Thursday I had a short conversation with Roger Sherman, lobbyist for the forestry industry. We have known each other for perhaps 15 years and while it’s an adversarial relationship, it’s not hostile, instead it’s professional. We talked about our agendas and I pointed out that the session hadn’t been as bad as we anticipated this year, given the lengthy wish list of the oil and gas industry and the traditional concerns of the coal industry. More Tagged: Legislation
Day 59: where things stand Vickie Wolfe Remember that S.B. 625 provides that, when public water utilities involve the public in developing their source water protection plans, they are allowed to share information that is already in the public domain. It passed the House on Thursday and is headed to the Governor; you can read more in a Gazette-Mail report here. And more. More Tagged: Aboveground tanks, Solid waste, Water
WVEC awards dinner Elizabeth Cruikshank Last night we from all over the state gathered together in fellowship at the Woman’s Club to celebrate our friends’ courageous acts, our friendships and our wins in the legislature! We were treated to a wonderful dinner prepared by Greg and Karen that consisted of vegetarian lasagna, pork loin, salad, vegetables, bread, and dessert. More Tagged: WVEC event