Senate to discuss teacher pay raise bill in committee

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV)-- A bill dealing with pay raises was added to the Senate Finance agenda, Saturday morning.

The Senate’s floor session was set to begin at 9:30 a.m. Senate Finance is set for noon, although those starting times may change depending on how long other matters take.

Teachers and county superintendents filled the state Senate gallery Saturday for a rare floor session.

For the third day in a row, Democrats in the Senate made a motion to act immediately on the pay raise bill. Again, it was voted down.

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