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    From The Well
    Monday, March 11, 2019
     
    Regular Session
    Sine Die

     

     

    Governor Justice fires Department of Transportation Secretary

    Gov. Justice has terminated the employment of Tom Smith, Secretary of Transportation
     
    Sunday, Gov. Jim Justice terminated […]

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    From The Well
    Thursday, March 7 2019
     
    Day 58

     

     

    Governor issues statement Wednesday night calling for special session for “education betterment”

     

    In a news release issued after 9 p.m., Governor Jim Justice stated that the legislat […]

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    From The Well
    Wednesday, March 6, 2019
     
    Day 57

     

     

    Campus self-defense act voted down in Senate Judiciary

     

    House Bill 2519, the campus self-defense bill was voted down in a vote of 7 to 9 in a late Senate Judiciary committee meeting Tuesday ni […]

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    Annual Meeting, BPCI-A Changes

     

    For questions or concerns on these or other advocacy issues, contact us at dc@aaos.org.

    Advocacy at Annual Meeting Preview
    Annual Meeting 2019 is exactly one week away. As you plan your schedule to make the most of your time in Vegas, we hope you have advocacy on the agenda. Below is a previ […]

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    From The Well
    Monday, March 4, 2019
     
    Day 55

     

     

    And down the stretch, they come!

    As we face the final week, we are getting prepared for a budget conference in which the House and Senate versions of the budget will be negotiated.
     
    We are also working w […]

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    From The Well
    Thursday, March 1, 2019
     
    Day 52

     

     

    House passes campus self-defense act after marathon session Wednesday

    Judiciary chairman John Shott explained and defended a number of amendments to the campus self-defense act Wednesday during a marathon Crossover day s […]

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    From The Well
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
     
    Day 50

     

     

    George Washington’s will nearly turns clerk bill upside down

    Tuesday in the House Committee on Political Subdivisions a copy of President George Washington’s will was used as the basis for […]

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    From The Well
    Tuesday, February 26, 2019
     
    Day 49

     

     

    Action on bills picking up as crossover day approaches

    Wednesday is crossover day, which is the day when all legislation must be out of its house of origin. In other words, it is the last day for bills to be read thr […]

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    From The Well
    Friday, February 22, 2019
     
    Day 45

     

     

    Campus self defense act passed by House Finance Committee, protested by WVU faculty

    House Judiciary Chairman John Shott appealed to the House to reconsider its action to waive the second reference sending the campus s […]

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    From The Well
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
     
    Day 43

     

     

    Teachers strike, House votes down education bill

     

    Teachers and service personnel participated in a work stoppage Tuesday because of the actions of the Senate Monday night, which reins […]