Participating in this morning's State House meeting of the West Virginia Eastern Panhandle legislators were Delegates Larry D. Kump, Larry Faircloth, Mike Folk, Ruth Rowan, Paul Espinosa, Eric Householder, Daryl Cowles, and John Overington as well as Senators Don Cookman and Craig Blair.
Berkeley County Councilperson Jim Whitaker also participated in the meeting.
West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Benjamin made a presentation on both adult and juvenile West Virginia drug courts, and an intense discussion with the legislators and Councilperson Whitaker followed.
Also and previous to and after the meeting, Delegate Kump and Senator Cook had a personal discussion about SB 371 and other criminal justice issues.
Next week, the caucus hopes to schedule a presentation and discussion regarding the pending Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC)legislation on behalf of MARC commuters from West Virginia.
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