Episode 1: (pilot episode)
Moderators Sen, Majority Leader William Laird- Fayette and Sen. Ron Miller - Greenbrier (both representing Dist 10) discuss the upcoming 81st Legislative session and hot-button issues in front of the Senate and the House.
Sen. President ~ Lt. Governor Jeffrey Kessler (Dist. 2- Marshall) discusses the upcoming legislative session, the WV Future Fund, Child Poverty, Prison Overcrowding, and their interrelated nature.
Sen. Majority Leader John Unger II (Dist. 16 –Berkeley) the Rhodes Scholar, Oxford Grad., and recently ordained Lutheran Minister discusses the formation of a select Senate Committee on Children and Poverty, and the role of Majority Leader.
Exec. Dir. Of WV Healthy Kids& Families Coalition; Stephen Smith, discusses the statewide campaign to end childhood poverty.
The WV Child Advocacy Network Director ~Emily Chittenden-Laird (winner of the Outstanding Chapter Leader Award Nationally) discusses their “One with Courage” campaign centering around the courage it takes to talk about child abuse and the unique role children’s advocacy centers play in providing comprehensive, coordinated and compassionate services to child victims of abuse.