Southern Legislative Conference comes to Charleston
July 26, 2012 ·
The 66th annual meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference convenes Saturday in Charleston.
Lawmakers from 15 states will attend programs and seminars
relating to economic development, education, finances and energy policy. They will also be shown both underground and
surface coal mines, take tours of historic Hatfield and McCoy sites, and be
entertained by award winning crooner Landau Eugene Murphy. West Virginia
natives Jennifer Garner and Homer Hickam will speak.
Attendees will also perform public service by helping
assemble 20 thosuand meals to be distributed to the Mountaineer and Huntington
area food banks.
House Speaker Rick Thompson is chairman of the Southern
Legislative Conference and will preside over the four day meeting.