Justice Signs Higher Education Reform Bill
The reform legislation will give more autonomy to these institutions and realign the role of the Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC) more
Justice Signs Medical Cannabis Bill Into Law
"West Virginians are compassionate people and this law will help our neighbors who are struggling with illness," said Governor Jim more
Justice Appoints Sullivan and Wallace to Board of Education
Governor Jim Justice announced today that he is appointing Deborah Sullivan of Charleston and Joseph Wallace of Elkins to serve on the State Board of more
Town of Gary Receives Special Easter Gift From Summersville Businessman
“Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Michael Young the good people of Gary have received a sanitation truck that will help them tremendously in the collection and disposal of their refuse,” said Governor Jim Justice. more
Dr. William White Receives National Recognition For Helping Feed Kids
Governor Justice’s office joined representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today to recognize Dr. William White with the Summer Food Champion more
Governor Justice Vetoes Budget Bill
Governor Jim Justice signed a veto message Thursday saying the budget bill passed by the Legislature was nothing more than “a bunch of political bull you-know-what.” more
Governor and First Lady Justice Announce Plans For Annual Easter Carnival
Carnival to be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at State Capitol more
Governor Justice, Working With Senator Ferns, Saves 1,500 Hospital Jobs
Today, Governor Jim Justice announced that he will sign House Bill 2459, legislation that exempts financially distressed hospitals in acquisition proceedings from going through the traditional Certificate of Need process. more
Justice Protects Greyhound Racing and 1,700 Jobs
Today, Governor Jim Justice announced that he will veto legislation (Senate Bill 437) to eliminate greyhound more
Justice Appoints Roth To Family Court
Jeffrey Roth will serve as Family Court judge of the 25th Family Judicial more
Governor Justice Declares April Autism Awareness Month
LIGHT IT UP BLUE and Support People Living With more
Governor Justice Issues One-Day Extension For Legislative Session
Today, Governor Jim Justice announced that he is giving the Legislature one extra day to pass a budget. As required by the state constitution, Justice issued a proclamation to extend the session to continue work on the more
Governor Justice Praises Former NASA Specialist and Greenbrier County Native Katherine Johnson
August 26th to be recognized annually in West Virginia as Katherine Johnson Day more
Governor Justice Holds Budget Summit With Leaders From Across West Virginia
Chamber of Commerce, AFL-CIO, and Advocates Across the Spectrum Stand With Governor's more
GOP Is Hiding Behind A Backdoor Tax On Business
Justice says House GOP business tax is far more painful than Commercial Activities more
West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Backs Key Part of Justice Budget Plan
The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce announced today that it is supporting the Governor’s .00045 Commercial Activities Tax (CAT) on businesses. This contribution from business will approach $45 more
Legislature Must Focus on Budget, Not Right To Work
Today, Governor Jim Justice vetoed Senate Bill 330, saying this legislation sent over from the House and Senate has to first have it’s day in more
GOP Plan Puts Teacher, Service Personnel Jobs At Risk
Classroom teacher shortfall would approach 1,400 if Republican budget cuts are more
GOP Budget Slashes Higher Education and Threatens to Close Schools
Governor joins WVU and Marshall in calling on the Legislature to protect higher education funding more
Governor Justice Tells Contractors They Play A Key Role In Building A Brighter Future For West Virginia
Praises Legislature’s Republican Finance chairs, says “they get it, they understand” the severity of the problem more
Governor Justice Appoints Two New Members To The WV State Board Of Education
Governor Justice appoints two new members to the State Board of more
Republicans Want To Hide From Devastating Cuts
Justice proposes to lock doors with the legislature in the executive conference room until budget crisis is more
Justice Appoints Reformers To Citizens Legislative Compensation Commission
Governor asks commission to meet and limit lawmaker pay during special more
Justice Supports Broadband Expansion Legislation (HB 2998)
The Justice Administration backs legislation to provide tax credits and loan insurance for providing broadband to unserved more
Justice Restores Money for Public Broadcasting in FY18 Budget
Today, Governor Jim Justice announced that he is reinstating $4.6 million in his FY18 budget to fund the Educational Broadcasting more
Governor Justice's Statement on Legislature's Budget Framework
Today, Governor Jim Justice issued the following statement on the Legislature's proposed budget more
Governor Justice Announces 131 Jobs In Northern Panhandle
Bidell Gas Compression to invest in first manufacturing operation in the more
Halftime Update on 2017 Legislative Session
​The session ends in 31 days and the Legislature still hasn’t produced a budget. Time is running out to pass a budget on more
Justice Identifies $120 Million and Proposes Using It For FY 2017 Deficit
Further analysis of state government spending identifies roughly $120 million available in special revenue and unused more
Justice Backs HHOMA Name Change and Poverty Pilot Program
Governor Jim Justice announced that he is supporting legislation (S.B. 425 and H.B. 2724) to create a pilot project operated by West Side Revive Comprehensive Community Development more
Governor Launches Budget Clock On Website
Budget clock counts down to the end of more
Statement from Governor Justice on Mining Accident in Squire
CHARLESTON, WV - Today, Governor Jim Justice released the following more
Justice Announces Legislation to Combat Drug Epidemic
Today, Governor Jim Justice put forward legislation to stop West Virginia’s drug crisis. The bills aim to crackdown on out-of-state drug dealers and give the people of West Virginia a shot at making a full recovery to re-enter the workforce. more
Justice Proposes New Pathway to Save WV
After weeks of no action from the West Virginia Legislature on the budget, Governor Jim Justice put forward a new budget plan to solve the budget crisis and create more
No Budget, No Pay
To avoid wasting time and taxpayer dollars, Justice wants to cap pay for special session on budget to five more
After Credit Downgrade, Justice Asks for Furlough Bill
The proposed legislation will give the Governor the ability to issue an executive order to furlough state workers in response to our budget more
VIDEO: Governor Justice Addresses West Virginia's Recent Credit Downgrade
Today, Governor Jim Justice held a press conference at the State Capitol to discuss West Virginia's credit downgrade from Moody's Investors more
Justice Introduces Legislation Mandating More Efficient Use of State Vehicles
Today, Governor Jim Justice announced that he is cutting wasteful spending on state vehicles by creating a centralized inventory for the state entire fleet. The bill comes after the Justice Administration has already eliminated over 200 state more
Justice Taps John Myers For Secretary of Administration
Governor-elect Jim Justice announced that he selected John Myers to serve as secretary of the Department of more
Justice Appoints Tom Smith Transportation Secretary
Smith will also oversee Division of more
Justice Selects Austin Caperton for DEP Secretary
Caperton brings private sector experience to the more
Justice Appoints Gayle Manchin To Be Secretary For The Department of Education And The Arts
Career in education and public service has prepared Manchin for her new more
Justice Appoints Dale Steager State Tax Commissioner
Steager has 45 years of experience working with WV tax and revenue more
Justice Taps Dave Hardy for Department of Revenue
Hardy brings years of budget experience to cabinet more
Governor-elect Justice Names Jan Cahill Superintendent of State Police
Cahill is currently the Sheriff of Greenbrier more
Justice Appoints Bill Crouch DHHR Secretary
Crouch brings over 30 years of experience in health care to DHHR more
Justice Appoints Chelsea Ruby To Run Division of Tourism
Ruby brings marketing experience to new role as tourism more
Justice Names Dennis Davis Secretary of Veterans Assistance
Davis is a veteran of the U.S. Army, and currently serves as a member of the Honor Guard at the Donald C. Kinnard Veterans more
Justice Names Woody Thrasher Secretary of Commerce
The Governor-elect recruited Mr. Thrasher due to his experience growing jobs and his passion to serve the people of West more
Justice Names Jeff Sandy DMAPS Secretary
Sandy will bring years of experience to WV Department of Military Affairs and Public more
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