GREEN, Volume 30 Issue 6

West Virginia Environmental Council
West Virginia Environmental Council
GREEN Legislative Update
Feb 14, 2020 View / Comment Online



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Clean Elections Update & Good Government
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.
Tagged: Clean elections
HB4615 – ALEC Funded Anti-Protest Bill Passes House
Yesterday, February 13th, after an hour long debate, the House of Delegates passed HB4615, the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, 60-35 with five members absent. The bill aims to raise criminal and civil penalties for trespassing, damage and tampering, and conspiring to peacefully protest near critical infrastructure.
Tagged: Anti-protest
E-Council Bill Update
Week 6 of Session seemed to never end! Here’s an update on our bills. Reminder that Crossover Day is in a week and a half, on February 26th (this means bills have to have gone through one chamber entirely to still be considered “alive”).
Tagged: Legislation
GOP-led Tax Plan on the Horizon
This week, thanks to a MetroNews article, we got a sneak peak about the Senate’s upcoming tax plan. We’ve been following SJR8 - the Manufacturing Growth Amendment since its introduction.
Tagged: Legislation
Updated: February 15, 2020 — 11:06 am

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