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
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BY TAYLOR BENNETT, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT POLICY COORDINATOR, THE HUB Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’ve got a vision for the future of your community. Maybe it includes more businesses operating in your town, a new park in your neighborhood, or safer crosswalks around your child’s school. Local governments also create a shared vision for
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