CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The West Virginia House of Delegates has voted to indefinitely postpone the vote on the Senate Education Bill.
Governor Jim Justice, when asked on Hoppy Kercheval’s ‘Talkline’ program whether he would veto the Education bill said, “I would. We need to go back to a clean education bill.”
Leaders of the of WVEA, AFT-WV, and WVSSPA announced a statewide teacher strike last night in West Virginia for today, February 19th, 2019.
Hours after that announcement, the Omnibus Education Bill passed through the Senate, 18-16.
This is a developing story and we will continue to update it as more information becomes available.