By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — West Virginia legislators are speaking out after one of their members has resigned.READ MORE: Holiday Lights Event Returns To Kennywood
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“Our state, once again, was brought up in national news, all across the world, for all the wrong reasons. The fact that he was an elected official just amplified that. It’s not about being a democratic member or a republican member of the legislature, this is just about being a West Virginian who embarrassed our whole state,” said Doug Skaff, Jr., Minority Leader (D) of the West Virginia House of Delegates.MORE NEWS: Person Hit, Killed By Driver Of Vehicle In Monroeville On Route 22
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice will choose a replacement to will Evans’ vacated seat.