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    From The Well
    Thursday, January 31, 2019
     
    Day 23

     

     

    House Committee on Government Organization Lays Over Municipal Home Rule Bill

     

    Wednesday, the House Committee on Government Organization amended, then laid over House Bill 2728, a major piece of leg […]

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    Today’s Top Story
    Study: Preoperative Malnutrition Could Predict Complications After TJA
    A systematic review published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty found that serologic malnutrition may be associated with postoperative complications in total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients. Researchers reviewed 20 studies […]

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    From The Well
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019
     
    Day 22

     

     

    Several health-care related bills are moving through the legislature

     

    Two nursing bills are poised for passage.
    HB 2407 rewrites the Nurse Practice Act. The bill:
    ·    Prohibits the practice o […]

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    From The Well
    Tuesday, January 29, 2019
     
    Day 21

     

     

    Senate Sends Education Reform Bill to Committee of the Whole

     

    Two Republican senators on Finance Committee indicated they would likely vote against the bill.
     
    In a fairly unprecedented move, Sta […]

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    Today’s Top Story
    Study: Older Age and Cardiac Disease are Predictors of Cardiac Events After TJA
    According to a systematic review published online in the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, older age and previous cardiac disease are risk factors for adverse cardiac events following total joint arthroplasty […]

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    From The Well
    Saturday, January 26, 2019
     
    Day 18 (Wrap up for Week 3)

     

     

    Legislative Wrap-up for the week of January 21

     

    House Judiciary approves moving foster care to MCO

    While most legislation tweaks policy around its edges, the passage of this bi […]

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    From The Well
    Friday, January 25, 2019
     
    Day 17

     

     

    Senate Update
    The Senate passed Senate Resolution 20 which designated Jan. 24 as WVU and WVU Extension Service Day at the Legislature.
    Senate Bill 223, a rule bundle which would authorize the Department of Comme […]

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    Today’s Top Story
    Study: Fracture Sites Associated with Diabetes Mellitus
    A meta-analysis published online in BMJ Open found that patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) have an increased risk for total, hip, upper arm, and ankle fractures. Researchers evaluated prospective and retrospective cohort studies related to DM […]

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    From The Well
    Thursday, January 24, 2019
     
    Day 16

     

     

    Senate Update
    We mistakenly reported that the Senate passed Senate Bill 1 yesterday. Today, the Senate sent Senate Bill 1, which establishes the Advanced Career Education (ACE) programs and creates the West Virginia Inv […]

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    From The Well
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
     
    Day 15

     

     

    Senate Update
    Senate approves community college free tuition bill
    Members of the Senate Tuesday approved SB 1, which generally provides for free tuition to the state’s community college programs for in-state residen […]