State legislators from the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia met this morning at the State House to discuss legislative issues.
Participating were Senators Craig Blair and Herb Snyder, as well as Delegates John Overington, Jason Barrett, Paul Espinosa, Larry D. Kump, Larry Faircloth, Daryl Cowles, Steven Skinner, Mike Folk, Tiffany Lawrence, and Eric Householder.
A general discussion ensued about the range of possible future issues discussion.
These issues included, but were not limited to: bar closing times, home owners associations, education, workers compensation, home rule, Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) train service, regional jails, and local state government salaries.
Delegate Kump announced that he will soon be introducing legislation to defray the public notification expenses of Class IV Municipalities and to make the non-partisan election of local school boards more friendly to voters by moving the elections of local school boards from the Primary to General elections.