Attracting tech jobs to West Virginia
West Virginia House of Delegates member Shawn Fluharty, D-Ohio, will co-chair a new Legislative Tech Caucus, as was reported a couple of weeks ago.
It is good that our area will be represented — and good, too, that the caucus is a bipartisan effort. The other co-chair is Republican Delegate Moore Capito, of Kanawha County.
Members of the caucus are to meet within the coming days, as the Legislature convenes its annual 60-day regular session.
Fluharty, Capito and, presumably, others in the caucus understand there is no question West Virginians need and want more high-tech jobs.
Let us hope the caucus can craft legislation aimed at ensuring Mountain State residents are qualified for such positions — and high-tech companies understand that.