Shepherdstown Chroniclehttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/category.detail/nav/5153/Report from the Legislatureen-usThu, 17 Oct 2019 07:01:32 EDTThu, 17 Oct 2019 07:01:32 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssEconomic development authorities: The antithesis of transparencyhttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518358.htmlAccording to Antonio Olivo's Sept. 25 story in The Washington Post, the director of the Warren County, Va., Development Authority is charged with embezzlement and money laundering. The head of economic development in St.Fri, 4 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDTWhy so few farm wineries in West Virginia?http://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518289.htmlIn both Maryland and Virginia we see large farm wineries. These businesses draw many tourists to those two states, and bring in significant tax revenue to the treasuries of those states.Fri, 6 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDTLegislature ends special session, subsidizes coal-fired power planthttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518220.htmlOn July 23, the Legislature finally ended the Special Session (originally to be just on K-12 education) that began on March 9, the day the Regular Session ended.Fri, 2 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDTBill supporting charter schools narrowly passes House of Delegateshttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518162.htmlAfter a marathon nine-hour debate on June 19, the West Virginia House of Delegates narrowly approved a bill permitting charter schools in our state. The vote was 51-47, with two delegates absent.Fri, 5 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTShort assembly of a long special sessionhttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518097.htmlMonday, May 20, the West Virginia Legislature re-convened the extraordinary session it's actually been in since March 9. This was the first activity of the session. Convening at around 2:30 p.m.Fri, 7 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDT