March 14, 2016 •
West Virginia Legislature Unable to Finalize a Budget; Begins Extended Session
The West Virginia Legislature reached the end of its 60-day session on March 12, 2016, without an agreement on the state’s budget. As required by the state’s constitution, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has issued a proclamation of a three-day extended session where lawmakers will work to finalize the budget. The extended session will begin on March 14, 2016.
If unsuccessful, the governor has indicated he will call for a special session.
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