Wheeling News-Register – School discipline, capital punishment for fentanyl pushers, funding for EMS and non-uniformed corrections staff, and data privacy are just some of the bills legislative leaders in West Virginia plan to push in the upcoming session next week.
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Legislative leaders in the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates presented their plans for the 2024 regular session of the Legislature to members of the state press corps during the annual West Virginia Press Association Legislative Lookahead at the Culture Center in Charleston.
The second session of the 86th Legislature begins at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 10, and continues for 60 days, ending at midnight Saturday, March 9. Gov. Jim Justice will give his eighth and final State of the State address to a joint legislative session the evening of Jan. 10, presenting his revenue estimates and budget bill for the fiscal year 2025 beginning in July.