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New leadership hopefully means new direction

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  • UPDATE: Route 2 now open following tractor trailer accident

    UPDATE: Route 2 now open following tractor trailer accident

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:00:48 GMT
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.

As the members of the House of Delegates begin the process of selecting new leadership, let's hope they do what's right and pick someone who truly wants to move this state forward.
For far too long, the special interests – not the people – have held sway in the House, seemingly doing all they can to keep us rooted in the past. 

We have so much potential, but so many of our elected leaders don't have the courage to let us charge boldly into tomorrow. 
We can either stick with the tired – and unsuccessful policies – of yesterday, or we embrace the future and do real work to make a better West Virginia.