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Mike Pushkin (D - Kanawha, 054)





CONTACT

mike.pushkin@wvhouse.gov

Capitol Office:
Room 6U-B, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3106

District:
106 Park Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302
District Phone: (304) 989-6856


Mike Pushkin Biography

Date of Birth: February 8th, 1970

Education: George Washington High School; West Virginia University, English and Political Science

Occupation: Taxi Driver/Musician

Parents: Dr. Jack Pushkin and Marsha Albert

Religion: Jewish

Town of Birth: Charleston, WV

Affiliations: B’Nai Jacob Synagogue; American Federation of Musicians Local 136; Recovery Point WV Board of Directors; Charleston Main Streets Board of Directors; ACLU; NAACP; YWCA Racial Justice Committee

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

MINORITY CHAIR: Health and Human Resources
MINORITY CHAIR: Homeland Security
MINORITY VICE CHAIR: Government Organization
Jails and Prisons
Substance Abuse

INTERIM COMMITTEES:
MINORITY CHAIR: Health
Health and Human Resources Accountability
Judiciary
Labor and Worker Safety Issues


DISTRICT 054


District Counties: Kanawha

 

SPONSORED LEGISLATION, 2023

Delegate Pushkin was the Lead Sponsor of 26 bills
BillTitleStatusCommittee
HB 2072Relating generally to forfeiture of contrabandPendingJudiciary
HB 2109Requiring the Public Employees Agency and other health insurance providers to provide mental health parityPendingBanking and Insurance
HB 2110Creating a domestic violence registryPendingJudiciary
HB 2111Increasing access to contraceptive drugs, devices, and proceduresPendingBanking and Insurance
HB 2167Relating to calculating max number of students at alternative and year-round schoolsPendingEducation
HB 2168Providing tax credits to provide vehicles to certain personsPendingFinance
HB 2235Relating to the juvenile justice reform oversight committeePendingJudiciary
HB 2236Removing the one-time limit on the expungement of certain criminal convictionsPendingJudiciary
HB 2237Relating to consumer protection of new manufactured home warrantiesPendingJudiciary
HB 2238Relating to the cultivation of medical cannabisPendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 2239Creating the Independent Redistricting Commission of the Joint Committee on Government and FinancePendingJudiciary
HB 2240Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of healthPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2241Relating to education to children and adults housed in correctional facilities and regional jailsPendingEducation
HB 2261Relating to the special community development school pilot programPendingEducation
HB 2262Permitting certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilitiesPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2263Allowing a bar to purchase liquor from a distillery or a mini-distilleryPendingJudiciary
HB 2264Establishing the Minority Health Advisory TeamPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2265Prohibiting the private ownership or operation of a prisonPendingJudiciary
HB 2266Adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the categories covered by the Human Rights Act and WV Fair Housing ActPending
HB 2267Authorizing possession and smoking of medical cannabis by approved personsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2268Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building rating systemPending
HB 2318Relating to certification of a patient’s eligibility for medical cannabisPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2348Requiring West Virginia Medicaid managed care organizations to contract with any otherwise qualified providerPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2417Directing the Supreme Court of Appeals to create a pilot domestic violence court in Kanawha CountyPendingJudiciary
HB 2419Relating to removing the Certificate of Need moratorium on opioid treatment facilitiesPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2420Establishing of the West Virginia Public Participation ActPendingJudiciary

MEDIA

Release TitleDate
Delegate Mike Pushkin to Introduce Legislation to Expand and Amend the Special Community Development School Pilot Program 06/06/2019
Delegates Express Concerns About Opportunity Zones Legislation05/21/2019
Delegate Pushkin Calls for Bipartisan Cooperation on Opioid Response05/13/2019
Governor's Veto of House Bill 2079 Kills Medical Cannabis in WV03/27/2019
Legislators Request Veto of Campaign Finance Legislation 03/21/2019
Kanawha Legislators to Participate in Education Town Hall Today11/30/2017
Kanawha County Delegates to Host Budget Town Hall05/02/2017
Calls on Fundraiser Attendees to Help Save Mountaineer Food Bank03/09/2015
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