Notes from The Legislature

Updated 9 years ago Edited by Tony Rutherford from Multiple Reports
Sen. President Jeff Kessler
Sen. President Jeff Kessler
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Del. Doug Reynolds (D) has been appointed vice-chairman of the House of Delegates Finance Committee. Reynolds is a Huntington attorney.

Del. Kelly Sobonya has been asked to serve on the Health & Human Resources Committee , Senior Citizen Issues Committee, and will be one of eight Republicans serving on the Rules Committee. The representative of District 18 serves also as Minority chairwoman of the  Energy, Industry, and Labor/Economic Development & Small Business Committee and as a member of the Judiciary Committee.

W.Va. Senate President Jeff Kessler (who championed and sponsored the creation of the WV Supreme Court of Appeals Public Financing Pilot Program in 2010)  will be Keynote Speaker at the Clean Elections Public Forum on January 29th at the Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg, WV. from 5-8 p.m. The center is located at 501 W. Main Street, Room 148. There is no charge.

Co-sponsors for the event are: North Central WV Democracy for America in conjunction with Citizen Action Group WV and the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition.

Wayne Worth, one of the event sponsors stated, "This event will highlight an opportunity that West Virginia has in providing a needed balance to our political process, and fairness in our elections. This opportunity is the Public Financing of Campaigns, where ordinary citizens have a greater voice in the political process, both as candidates and contributors."