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We are nearing the halfway point in the 2023 legislative session, and the volume of bills continues to grow. 

Get the latest news from the Capitol in this week's Legislative Update for February 10, 2023. 


We are at week three of the 2023 Legislative Session, with a lot of bills moving through the process. 

Click here to get all the details in this week's AFT-WV Legislative Update. 


The second full week of the session was a busy one, with a high volume of bills moving out of committees, including a few controversial ones. 

Get all the details in this week's AFT-WV Legislative Update for Jan. 27, 2023. 


The first full week of the 2023 WV Legislative Session is in the books.

Read what is happening at the Capitol in AFT-WV's Legislative Update for January 20, 2023. 


AFT-WV President Responds to State of the State Address

Charleston - AFT-West Virginia President Fred Albert responded to Governor Jim Justice’s State of the State address:

While I am glad the Governor proposed a 5% pay increase for all state employees and putting $100 million into PEIA, I’m not convinced either of those proposals will truly solve the school staffing crisis our school systems are currently experiencing.

At a time, when we have unprecedented educator shortages in our state and an equally massive budget surplus, it’s disappointing that Governor Justice didn’t mention the teacher


The AFT-WV Committee on Political Education (COPE) met on March 26, 2022 to discuss and make candidate endorsements for the 2022 Primary Election. 

Click here to view the COPE endorsements. 


The 2022 legislative session has concluded, and SB 498 was passed- then later deemed to have not made the cut- in those final seconds.

Get the details of what bills passed, and what ones didn't, in the  AFT-WV Legislative Update: 2022 Final Edition


The 2021 Legislative Session has concluded. While we were the target of some major attacks, we were able to dodge a few bad bills.

Get the full details in the final edition of AFT-WV's Legislative Update.