May 23, 2018 •
West Virginia Legislature Adjourns Special Legislative Session
The West Virginia Legislature adjourned a two-day special legislative session on May 21, 2018.
Lawmakers passed eight bills, including a bill creating the Department of Arts, Culture, and History.
Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill in March eliminating the Department of Education and the Arts.
Under the new bill, the commissioner of culture and history will become the curator of arts, culture, and history and report directly to the governor.
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