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WV Gov Says Proposed State Budget Would Create Health Emergency

March 23rd, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Declaring that proposed legislative budget cuts would create a health emergency in West Virginia, Governor Jim Justice announced this week that he has ordered the lighting of the lantern in the state Capitol dome — a light historically lit during declared states of emergency. The governor was responding to an announcement last week by legislative leaders outlining a budget “framework” that would cap general revenue spending at $4.05 billion, about $390 million less than the current budget. He says those cuts would be devastating…


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