The Senate has reconvened the 1st Extraordinary Session of 2019. Watch Live: https://t.co/Vl4RJoBEoC
— WV Senate (@wvsenate) June 1, 2019
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Senate was convening for special session on the first Saturday in June to consider an omnibus education bill.
The Senate majority hoped to consider the bill in one day, but doing so would require a supermajority vote to suspend the rule saying legislation must be considered on three separate days.
A motion to do that was defeated shortly after today’s session began.
Teachers gathered by the hundreds, chanting and carrying signs.
12:14 p.m. The Senate has adjourned until 12:15 p.m. Sunday, where the omnibus education bill will be considered again.
Here are remarks from Senate President Mitch Carmichael, following