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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday November 24, 2019 ( 3 items )  

American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association Schedules Events
INDIANA, Pennsylvania, Nov. 23 -- The American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association has announced the following events: * * * December 2019 6 Dec., South Carolina Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association Conference, Blythewood, SC February 2020 21-22 Feb., Southeast Region ADTSEA Conference (SERA), Charlotte, NC 26 Feb., Missouri Driver Safety Education Association (MODSEA) Conference, Town and Country, MO March 2020 6-7 March, PacNW Regional Driver & Traffic Safety Edu  more

IAPMO-Backed Report Spotlights Staggering Reality: More Than 2 Million Americans Live Without Access to Running Water, Sanitation
ONTARIO, California, Nov. 19 -- The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials issued the following news release: A new report, produced by DigDeep and the US Water Alliance with advisory assistance from IAPMO, titled "Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States: A National Action Plan," reveals that more than 2 million Americans today live with no running water, indoor plumbing or sanitation service, and recommends a series of remedies. On the Navajo Nation in the So  more

PEN America: Pay-Per-Minute E-Readers in West Virginia Prisons Jeopardize Access to Literature
NEW YORK, Nov. 22 -- PEN America issued the following news release: * * * - PEN America says new program charging people for free books is predatory * * * West Virginia's recent institution of pay-per-minute electronic tablets in prisons is predatory and would effectively limit prisoners' access to free books, PEN America said today. The program allows incarcerated people to read a limited selection of books from a free online library, but the service provider will charge up to 5 cents per m  more