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February 1, 2022

Full Senate to Consider Bill Reducing Length of Unemployment Eligibility

West Virginia MetroNews – After a lot of starts and stops, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed out a bill that would limit the period West Virginians are eligible for unemployment benefits. Read the full article.

Today was the third day for the committee to consider the bill.

Part of the complication was an amendment proposed by Sen. Robert Karnes, R-Randolph, to exempt people who lose their jobs over covid-19 vaccine mandates even if they express sincerely-held religious beliefs.

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