Do your elected representatives in the West Virginia State Legislature focus on the issues that you, as a citizen, think are important? Have they asked you?
Are you concerned that policy priorities are being determined by forces other than the hopes and concerns of the people of West Virginia?
Does the media spotlight shine too brightly on a limited number of high profile bills, at the expense of examining other issues of importance?
A few weeks back we asked you what policy areas you would like us to pay attention to during the 2016 legislative session. Here’s what you told us:
- Local food and agriculture.
- Community place-making.
- Small business development.
And so in 2016 we’ll be paying special attention to any bills or legislative happenings related to these issues.
In order to keep providing the kind of coverage of West Virginia politics that you want, we need you to stay in touch. Pitch us story ideas. Tell us what’s not being covered by news outlets but that is important to you. And alert us to bills and goings-on that are not receiving the attention they deserve.
The Hub will always aim to respond.