West Virginia Legislature Adjourns - State and Federal Communications

June 29, 2017  •  

West Virginia Legislature Adjourns

On June 26, the West Virginia Legislature adjourned its special session sine die. Lawmakers approved a budget after months of debate to resolve a $500 million shortfall in the 2018 fiscal year budget.

The state budget cuts funding for higher education and the Department of Health and Human Resources but avoids a government shutdown that would have occurred July 1 if the budget had not been in place.

Gov. Jim Justice allowed the budget bill to become law without his signature.

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