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.


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