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WVSPS – State of the State Legislative Update

Governor Jim Justice made his second State of the State speech Wednesday evening before a packed crowd in the West Virginia House of Delegates Chambers.  The Governor’s message was a sharp departure from last year, highlighted by revenue projections that were negative last year but have now turned the cornerRead More

January 2018 Legislative Update

The West Virginia Legislature is set to convene on January 10, 2018, per the West Virginia Constitutional requirement that the “regular session shall commence on the second Wednesday of January each year.” W. Va. Const. art. VI, § 18. The West Virginia Constitution provides that the regular legislative session shallRead More

October Legislative Update

Governor Jim Justice issued a proclamation today calling for a special legislative session this coming Monday. The proclamation comes on the heels of Governor Justice’s most significant political achievement to date: passage of the statewide road bond referendum. Oddly enough, the Governor’s proclamation only includes two bills, neither relating toRead More

Legislative Update about Originating Joint Resolution 1

Thank you all. This is what happens when we work together. In response to an alert from our lobbyist, the West Virginia County Surveyors Association stepped up and mounted a vigorous campaign to stop Originating Joint Resolution 1 which would have started an effort to eliminate the office of CountyRead More

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