Speaker Armstead Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election

Jan 19, 2018

On The Legislature Today, House Speaker Tim Armstead has announced he will step down from the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2019, and is considering a run for the state Supreme Court in 2020.

We also bring you another reporter roundtable with host Andrea Lannom, Brad McElhinny of MetroNews, and Jake Zuckerman of the Charleston Gazette-Mail to chat about what’s happened at the statehouse this week and what’s to come.

This concludes West Virginia Public Broadcasting's first full week of The Legislature Today from the Capitol building in Charleston.

Join us next week for perspective on:

  • West Virginia’s economic outlook
  • The Bureau for Public Health’s plan to battle opioid addiction
  • A conversation with House Education Chairman Paul Espinosa, R-Jefferson

That and more starting Monday, January 22 at 6:00 p.m. on West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

The Legislature Today is West Virginia's source for daily legislative news and information. The only live television program covering the West Virginia Legislature, the broadcast features reports from the Senate, House and committee meetings with in-depth interviews and analysis of the legislative process in West Virginia.

The Legislature Today can be seen weeknights on:

  • 6 and 11 p.m. - WVPB (main channel)
  • 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. - The West Virginia Channel

The Legislature Today can also be heard at 6 p.m. weeknights on WVPB's statewide radio network.