CHARLESTON – When I became West Virginia Lieutenant Governor and Senate President, I vowed to make education a priority.
To me, those weren’t just empty political words. I knew in order to move our state forward, we had to abandon the failed policies of the past, end the days of playing politics with our children’s education and commit to passing meaningful reform.
Today, about 2,000 West Virginia students are going to attend community or technical colleges because of the Last Dollar In Program in our state. I was proud to make this bill a priority as the first bill introduced in the legislation session.
Conservatives in the state Senate fought hard to pass this legislation, and the results are starting to show. This legislation is