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W Legislature in Special Session Thursday to Address Budget Surplus

June 21st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Governor Jim Justice has announced that he will call the West Virginia State Legislature in for a special session on Thursday, June 24. The session will be for legislators to approve the spending of $250M in state budget surplus funds. Year-to-date collections for the final 11 months of the fiscal year were $4.492 billion, giving the state a $389.6 million surplus, 9.5 percent more than estimates and 12.6 percent more than the final 11 months of fiscal year 2020.