West Virginia Metro News – The House Finance Committee spent just over two hours hashing over HB 168, the so-called Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship program, and barely passed it, with two Republican members crossing over. Read article.
Shortly after, chairman Eric Householder, R-Berkeley, took up another tax credit bill, HB 167, but apparently sensing party discord, cut off discussion and adjourned the meeting. Bills aren’t really dead until the final gavel falls, but Householder said later that Finance won’t meet again, so it’s mostly dead.
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