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The Legislature Today: Forced Pooling Could Be Stalled for Session

The Legislature Today
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Several bills being considered at the statehouse would give gas companies an option when a mineral rights owner refuses to sell. The bill negotiated over several months by the House Energy Committee Chair has stalled in the chamber though.

Tom Huber, Vice President of the West Virginia Royalty Owners Association, discusses the failed bill and the others lawmakers may still put to a vote this session.

In the House, members spend hours debating a bill to repeal the Common Core based education standards and assessments, making several changes before the final vote Friday.

Delegates will also put a bill to a vote Friday to give Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, or nurse practitioners, the ability to prescribe medications in the state.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qdj008lOy3A&feature=youtu.be


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