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, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY BASED POLICY, THE HUB After policies pass through the legislative process and are either signed into law by the Governor or passively allowed to become the law (Questions? Check out our explainer), citizens may find it takes a while for the impact of those policies to be felt. There
BY TAYLOR BENNETT, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY BASED POLICY, THE HUB Taking an active role in supporting specific bills is one of many strategies that citizen lobbyists use to influence the policymaking process. Some policy suggestions are passed into law the first time through the process, but most take several years to make it across the
BY TAYLOR BENNETT, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY BASED POLICY, THE HUB Despite removing their obligation to conduct public hearings, public pressure prompted the House of Delegates to hold their first public hearing on a virtual platform (Microsoft Teams) this past Monday. More virtual public hearings are now underway. This public hearing followed the new traditions of