Shepherdstown Chronicle from the Legislatureen-usTue, 4 Aug 2020 16:10:54 EDTTue, 4 Aug 2020 16:10:54 EDT a provision for automatic recounts June 23, Isaac Sponaugle conceded the race for the Democratic Party's nomination for West Virginia Attorney General to Sam Petsonk.Fri, 3 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDTTourism Development Bill: One of the worst to pass the Legislature Tourism Development Bill (SB 657) became law recently. I think it's one of the worst bills I've ever seen pass the Legislature.Fri, 5 Jun 2020 00:00:00 EDTVote by mail: More voters, less cost! the last two dozen years, several states have adopted vote-by-mail (VBM). Two states, Oregon and Washington, vote only by mail. In others it's optional for each county. For many years I opposed VBM.Fri, 1 May 2020 00:00:00 EDTMARC to expand? news story in the Washington Post on March 20 by Luz Lazo reported that the Maryland General Assembly had passed a bill expanding MARC train service into Virginia and Delawar.Fri, 3 Apr 2020 00:00:00 EDT'Inventory' tax repeal fails effort by the West Virginia Manufacturers' Association to repeal what it falsely calls the "inventory" tax has failed again. I use the word "falsely," because that term seriously misrepresents what WVMA was trying to do.Fri, 6 Mar 2020 00:00:00 EDT