15 February 2010

Legislature 2010: Day 34

  • The Associated Press observes that "the waves of winter storms have combined with the ongoing legislative session and the election season to produce a flurry of political activity" by state lawmakers.
  • AP reports on the recent Senate passage of regulations for oil and gas drilling that had prompted environmental lobbyists to cry foul.
  • The Register-Herald of Beckley highlights legislation by Senate leaders that would create the "Governor’s Commission to Seize the Future of Energy for America."
  • While other lawmakers, including House leaders, have discounted chances for a new intermediate appeals court for West Virginia this session, Senate Judiciary Chairman Jeff Kessler plans to forge ahead with a proposal, MetroNews reports.

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