House Speaker Says Lawmakers Prepared to Make the Hard Cuts


At the Legislature today, it’s been less than a week since Gov. Jim Justice presented his plan to lawmakers to close a $497 million budget gap for the upcoming fiscal year.

House Speaker Tim Armstead shares his views on the governor’s plan and the plan Legislative leaders are beginning to put together.

In the House, a bill to strengthen protections provided to whistleblowers will be the first Delegates put to a vote.