Kathie Hess Crouse was sworn in today by House Clerk Stephen Harrison. Hess Crouse was appointed by Governor Justice to the vacated seat of Joshua Higginbotham.
Hess Crouse accepted this appointment because it’s always been in her heart to serve the people of West Virginia.
Delegate Hess Crouse represents the 13th District, which includes parts of Putnam, Mason, and Jackson counties.
Delegate Hess Crouse was accompanied by her husband Marc, daughter Willow, two of her sons Patrick and Chase, and parents Linda and Roger Hess. The House was also full of friends of the family. Also in attendance were Delegate Riley Keaton, Delegate Clay Riley, Delegate Austin Hayes, Former Delegate Michael Ihle, Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhart, and WV GOP Chair Mark Harris.