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Threatened “Clawback” of COVID Funds in WV Resolved

April 24th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

A situation that had some West Virginia legislators in a panic during the last days of their General Assembly session in Charleston has been successfully resolved. 

The US Department of Education had threatened a “clawback” of COVID funds from West Virginia if it had not spent the money or submitted a waiver request. The amount exceeded $450 million and had lawmakers pass a less robust budget than planned…