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Future fund is limited to three percent
It’s a different Future Fund than the one initially proposed by Senate President Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, but the idea of a savings account that will bank a percentage of tax monies for infrastructure improvement, economic development projects and educational enhancement passed both legislative bodies Saturday night.
Greenbrier County a major player in W.Va tourism
It should come as no surprise that a county as scenic and sprawling as Greenbrier — second largest by area in the state — is a major player in West Virginia’s tourism.
Measure will look at future housing needs
The plan that will shape the future of the City of Beckley, the 2014 Comprehensive Plan, is now ready for public review.
Lawmakers approve chemical response bill
Three days into the legislative session, Freedom Industries spilled chemicals into the water supply for 300,000 people. A water-use ban lasted up to 10 days, and the issue consumed lawmakers for the next two months.
- Several measures failed to clear session
- 'Rhymes with Orange' tapped to replace 'For Better or for Worse' on comic page
- Souper Saturday to celebrate art
- Photography workshop is in the works
Senators Green, Hall reflect on legislative session
Area senators have mixed feelings about the success of the latest legislative session. One has a a check in the win column; the other stops short — barely — of saying the session was a disaster.
- Council on Aging offering health insurance coverage information
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