Daniel Linville is a life-long West Virginian and resident of Cabell County. He has never called another place home. Daniel is proudly a Son of Marshall. Daniel’s family has been small business owners for over 30 years. He grew up watching his father and grandfather through all of the ups and downs of owning and operating small businesses. He understands the importance of perseverance, hard work, and determination to succeed. Daniel joined his family in business five years ago and has a deep understanding of the challenges small business has faced over the years.
He believes in limited government, personal and individual liberty, lower taxes, and service to his community. A conservative his entire life, Daniel has followed local and national politics with a passion and more than anything wants to see the Mountain State become Greater Than Ever Before. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Milton, Cabell-Wayne Beekeeper’s Association, and Generation Huntington.
Delegate Daniel Linville represents the 16th West Virginia House District which encompasses parts of Cabell and Lincoln Counties. Delegate Linville is serving in his first full term in the West Virginia House after being appointed in 2018 to fill the remaining term of Delegate Chuck Romine. During his first full term, Delegate Linville was appointed to represent the West Virginia House of Delegates on the state Broadband Enhancement Council.
Linville was appointed by Speaker of the House Roger Hanshaw as Vice Chairman of the House Technology and Infrastructure Committee prior to the 2019 Regular Session of the 84th West Virginia Legislature. The Technology and Infrastructure Committee is responsible for all broadband internet, technology policy, and oversees the West Virginia Department of Transportation and the Division of Highways. During his first year as Vice Chairman, the West Virginia Legislature appropriated an additional $100 million to secondary road maintenance projects. Linville sponsored the Broadband Enhancement and Expansion Acts of 2019 and 2020.
Delegate Linville was appointed to the West Virginia Employee Suggestion Award Board by Speaker Hanshaw in 2019 as well. He was unanimously elected Chairman of the Board by the members including five fellow legislators, two Cabinet Secretaries, and the Chief Technology Officer of the state. In reviving the Board after five years of inactivity, the Board has saved taxpayers more than $200,000 over the next decade and awarded thousands to state employees who’ve suggested these savings to the taxpayers.
Linville also serves on the House Committees on Finance, Small Business, Senior, Children and Family issues, and Agriculture and Natural Resources. In those committees, Linville has supported and defended bills which provided tax relief to seniors and all West Virginians paying personal income taxes, incentives for job creation and investment in Opportunity Zones, secured funding for major flood prevention projects in the 16th District, and created Bills of Rights for foster children and families.
In 2020, Delegate Linville was recognized with the Legislative Leadership award for support of Cultural Facilities for his strong support of the arts in West Virginia.
At home, Delegate Linville is an Information Technology Director, a small business owner, a beekeeper, and a volunteer. Linville serves on the Board of Directors of the Keith Albee Performing Arts Theater in downtown Huntington and is a member of the Huntington Gigabit City Task Force, Rotary Club, the Cabell-Wayne Beekeeper’s Association, and the Cabell County Farm Bureau.
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