Over the past few months, the city of Morgantown has bulldozed multiple tent encampments belonging to unhoused people. It has also failed to provide low-barrier housing for the people displaced by its actions.
As we reflect on the first anniversary of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, it’s easy to think of that day’s attack as an isolated incident — a singular outlandish, violent siege that threatened our democracy. But beginning long before Jan.
The new year is a time for reflection, resolutions, and commitments to self-improvement. It’s also the start of another West Virginia legislative session. What a great time for legislative leaders to commit to responsible governance.
2022 is nearly here, and this will likely be another tumultuous year for civil liberties in West Virginia.
Twenty-one months into the pandemic, many people outside of jails, prisons, and civil detention centers in the U.S. are rushing to get their booster vaccines and are spending time with friends and family in ways that felt impossible less than a year ago.
Workers still are routinely denied the temporary job changes they need to have healthy pregnancies — but a bipartisan bill is poised to provide millions of workers with these protections.