Union leaders "encouraged" by meeting with House leadership


CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV) -- The presidents of both teacher unions say they are "encouraged" after a meeting today with the leadership of the state House, where a long-term fix to the Public Employees Insurance Agency was the main subject.

The president of the West Virginia American Federation of Teachers told media sources that House leadership wants to work on a long-term fix. The president of the West Virginia Education Association said there was "meaningful discussion" about the path forward. A joint meeting will be held in Flatwoods on Sunday where more info will be shared with teachers who are the county presidents of their local unions.