Shepherdstown Chroniclehttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/category.detail/nav/5153/Report from the Legislatureen-usTue, 10 Dec 2019 12:33:43 EDTTue, 10 Dec 2019 12:33:43 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWest Virginia's foster care system is FUBARhttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518518.htmlSNAFU, TARFU and FUBAR are acronyms I learned years ago, while serving in the U.S. Army. The explanations will be found at the conclusion of this column, but since this is a family newspaper I will clean them up slightly.Fri, 6 Dec 2019 00:00:00 EDTHigher education funding a never-ending issuehttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518423.htmlShepherd University and Blue Ridge Community College have been extremely poorly funded, compared to other public institutions of higher education in West Virgini.Fri, 1 Nov 2019 00:00:00 EDTEconomic development authorities: The antithesis of transparencyhttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518358.htmlAccording to Antonio Olivo's Sept. 25 story in The Washington Post, the director of the Warren County, Va., Development Authority is charged with embezzlement and money laundering. The head of economic development in St.Fri, 4 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDTWhy so few farm wineries in West Virginia?http://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518289.htmlIn both Maryland and Virginia we see large farm wineries. These businesses draw many tourists to those two states, and bring in significant tax revenue to the treasuries of those states.Fri, 6 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDTLegislature ends special session, subsidizes coal-fired power planthttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/518220.htmlOn July 23, the Legislature finally ended the Special Session (originally to be just on K-12 education) that began on March 9, the day the Regular Session ended.Fri, 2 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT