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Legislative Lookahead: Education, partnerships said key to developing West Virginia’s workforce

By Matt Young, WV Press Association

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “I’ve been looking for a genie in a lamp for quite some time. I haven’t found that lamp yet. If you find it, please be sure and point it toward workforce.”

That’s what Sen. Rollan Roberts, R-Raleigh, said on Friday during the WV Press Association’s annual “Legislative Lookahead” media event at the Culture Center in Charleston. Roberts spoke as part of the five-person “Workforce” panel, which also included AARP W.Va. President Jane Marks, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) W . . .

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