The 86th Legislature kicked off on Wednesday, January 11th. This was the first time in state history that House districts are represented by single members.The session began with administrative duties. West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker administered the oath of office to all members who then elected Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, to his third term as Speaker of the House. Members also elected Stephen J. Harrison for another term as Clerk of the House, Marshall Clay as Sergeant-at-Arms and Robert Stewart as Doorkeeper.The House welcomed Gov. Jim Justice to address a joint session of . . .
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