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West Virginia Heading Toward Another Surplus

June 5th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

With just over three weeks left in the 2024 Fiscal Year, West Virginia is banking another hefty surplus.

Fiscal Year 2023 ended with a record $1.8 billion dollars in surplus funds to the state and revenue collections for the year to date indicate another excess of near $800 million dollars could be achieved. 

Governor Jim Justice celebrated the surplus while at a bill signing near the West Virginia Turnpike near Beckley, marking the importance of what he calls “minding the shop”…