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West Virginia
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Governor
Jim Justice
Erika Kolenich
Daniel P. Lutz
Ben Salango

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We must take efforts to make West Virginia a friendly place for our youth. This will allow us not only to retain our population but to grow through the retention of college students. The first step in the process is to eliminate the partisan politics and pandering to special interest industries that West Virginia has become known for.

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As governor, Ben will make West Virginia the strongest state in the country for vocational and job skills training. He wants training facilities across the state that can prepare students and out-of-work adults for new opportunities.

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He will fight for smaller class sizes and funding for full-time nurses and mental health counselors in every school. He will support trauma-informed training for all education professionals who find themselves on the front lines of the opioid epidemic.

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He will support a student loan reduction bill and a first-time homebuyer tax credit to incentivize people to stay in West Virginia. Ben wants to give students the ability to earn an associate degree when they graduate high school. He is committed to bringing school service personnel salaries over the poverty line.

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He is dedicated to moving West Virginia forward by prioritizing investments in public education.

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In addition to teaching, our educators are expected to act as social workers. Salango believes that every school in West Virginia should have a dedicated social worker. .

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