Here at The Hub, we believe that the laws that govern
West Virginia should reflect the values, hopes and ambitions
of the people of West Virginia.
That’s democracy at it’s finest.
So, why don’t you tell us?
What new policies do you want to see introduced
to make WV a better place to live, love and thrive?
Got an idea you want to get in front of our decision-makers? Are you willing to round up a posse, get organized and get serious about building a more prosperous state?
Let’s hear it.
LATEST NEWS ON POLICY AND GRASSROOTS ORGANIZING IN WEST VIRGINIA
BY TAYLOR BENNETT, POLICY COORDINATOR, THE HUB While those seeking policy change at the state level plan for the legislative session year-round, this is the time of year when eyes turn to the upcoming session in earnest. This year, there seem to be more questions than answers. Legislative leadership is now considering how best to
BY TAYLOR BENNETT, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT POLICY COORDINATOR, THE HUB Each year, The Hub supports a key method for West Virginia’s students to flex their policy muscles and get real-life experience in pitching public policy issues to legislators through the Summer Policy Institute (SPI). Put on by the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy and
BY TAYLOR BENNETT, POLICY COORDINATOR, THE HUB Successful policy initiatives aren’t started on day 1 of the legislative session, nor do they end on day 60. As this year’s legislative session ends, I’m already thinking about what the coming year will bring and how citizen lobbyists can set themselves up for success in 2021. Annual