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    From The Well
    Monday, January 21, 2019
     
    Day 13

     

     

    Senate Update
     
    Lobbyist Paul Hardesty to Fill Vacant Ojeda Seat
    The Senate welcomed Sen. Paul Hardesty to the 7th District West Virginia Senate seat, in Friday morning’s floor session. Hardesty was appointed t […]

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    From The Well
    Friday, January 18, 2019
     
    Day 10

     

     

    House committee approves broadband bill
    Late Wednesday afternoon, the House Technology and Infrastructure Committee approved HB 2005, the Broadband Expansion Act of 2019. The bill changes the valuation of cellular towe […]

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    From The Well
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
     
    Day 8

     

     

    Health News
     
    House HHR approves smoking-in-cars bill
    Members of the House Health and Human Resources Committee Tuesday approved with little discussion HB 2077, which prohibits smoking in an enclosed motor vehic […]

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    From The Well…
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
     
    Day 7

     

     

    HEPC paints dour financial picture at budget hearing
    West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Interim Chancellor Carolyn Long concluded her testimony before the House Finance Committee  on Monday by adm […]

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    Playbook From The Well…
    Monday, January 14, 2019
     
    Day 6

     

     

    ResCare, Summersville RMC notify HCA of sale intent
    Filings from the West Virginia Health Care Authority in the last two editions of the State Register show two pending large dollar West Virginia health […]

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    Playbook From The Well…
    Friday, January 11, 2019
     
    Day 3

     

     

    House HHR passes prior authorization bill
    Members of the House Committee on Health and Human Resources Thursday resurrected a prior authorization bill vetoed last year by Gov. Jim Justice for what he s […]

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    Playbook From The Well…
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Governor Justice’s State of the State Address

     

     

    Justice delivers more traditional state-of-the-state
     
    West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Wednesday evening gave a much more traditional state-of-the-state address […]

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    Playbook From The Well…
    Wednesday, January 9, 2019
     
    January Interim Meetings Update 2
    Today is the Governor’s State of the State Address

     

     

    PEIA approves concepts to restructure PEIA’s 80/20 rule
    The PEIA Task Force Tuesday, Jan 08, approved concepts that, […]

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    Gov. Shutdown, FDA Warning

     

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    Government Shutdown Implications on Health Care
    On December 22, a partial government shutdown began for the 19th time since the mid-1970s. Fortunately, Congress had already passed five of its major appropriati […]

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    Playbook From The Well…
    Tuesday, January 8, 2019
     
    January Interim Meetings Update

     

     

    AT&T dangles $50 million on small cell technology if legislature approves safeguards
    AT&T is ready to spend $50 million in West Virginia for small cell technology Small ce […]