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Ron Stollings on Families & Children

 

 


We need to invest in first 1,000 days of a child's life

Our family unit has been shattered as many of our children have lost one or both of their parents. They are being raised by grandparents or other family members. Many children face obstacles before they even show up for school. I worry about so many children in our state. We have 10,000 homeless children, 7,000 foster children and 300 children who are missing. We need to invest in the first 1,000 days of a child's life, as we know that's critical in their future ability to learn.
Source: Charleston Gazette-Mail on 2020 West Virginia Governor race , Dec 23, 2019

Raise age to 21 for buying tobacco and vape products

Aiming to prevent young West Virginians from smoking, the Senate passed a comprehensive tobacco bill that includes increasing the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 and making it a crime to smoke in a vehicle with a child present. "This is probably the biggest public health bill that has come out of the Senate in my time," said Sen. Ron Stollings, D-Boone and a physician. "It's a good day for public health in West Virginia."

The bipartisan bill did not pass unanimously, with some Republican Our family unit has been shattered as many of our children have lost one or both of their parents. They are being raised by grandparents or other family members. Many children face obstacles before they even show up for school. I worry about so many children in our state. We have 10,000 homeless children, 7,000 foster children and 300 children who are missing. We need to invest in the first 1,000 days of a child's life, as we know that's critical in their future ability to learn.

Source: Charleston Gazette-Mail on 2020 West Virginia Governor race , Feb 28, 2019

Other governors on Families & Children: Ron Stollings on other issues:
WV Gubernatorial:
Edwin Ray Vanover
Jim Justice
Michael Folk
Stephen Noble Smith
Woody Thrasher
WV Senatorial:
Carte Goodwin
Don Blankenship
Evan Jenkins
Joe Manchin III
John Raese
Patrick Morrisey
Paula Jean Swearengin
Richard Ojeda
Shelley Moore Capito

Gubernatorial Debates 2021:
NJ:
Murphy(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R)
VA:
Northam(D,term-limited) vs.Herring(D) vs.Chase(R) vs.Fairfax(D)

Gubernatorial Debates 2019:
KY:
Bevin(R) vs.Goforth(R,lost primary) vs.Adkins(D,lost primary) vs.Beshear(D) vs.Edelen(D,lost primary)
LA:
Edwards(D) vs.Rispone(R) vs.Abraham(R) vs.Kennedy(R,declined)
MS:
Bryant(R,retiring) vs.Foster(R) vs.Hood(D) vs.Reeves(R) vs.Waller(R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2020:
DE: vs.Carney(incumbent) vs.Williams(D)
IN: vs.Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D) vs.Myers(D)
MO: Parson(incumbent) vs.Galloway(D) vs.Neely(R)
MT: Bullock(retiring) vs.Fox(R) vs.Perry(R) vs.Gianforte(R) vs.Stapleton(R) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Neill(D) vs.Schreiner(D) vs.Cooney(D) vs.Williams(D)
NC: Cooper(incumbent) vs.Forest(R) vs.Grange(R)
ND: Burgum(incumbent) vs.Coachman(R) vs.Lenz(D)
NH: Sununu(incumbent) vs.Volinsky(D) vs. fsFeltes(D)
PR: Rossello(D) vs.Garced(D) vs.Pierluisi(D)
UT: Herbert(retiring) vs.Huntsman(R) vs.Cox(R) vs.Burningham(R) vs.Newton(D) vs.Hughes(R)
VT: Scott(incumbent) vs.Holcombe(D) vs.Zuckerman(D)
WA: Inslee(incumbent) vs.Bryant(R) vs.Fortunato(R)
WV: Justice(incumbent) vs.Folk(R) vs.Thrasher(R) vs.Vanover(D) vs.Smith(D) vs.Ron Stollings(D)
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