Gov. Jim Justice

Cancer Advocates Petition Governor To Address Tobacco Use In Special Session

Cancer advocates are petitioning West Virginia’s governor to consider an investment for tobacco prevention in his expected call for a special session in August.

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A Budget Surplus, A Coming Special Session And COVID-19 Cases Rise, This West Virginia Week

On this West Virginia Week, Gov. Jim Justice made multiple announcements during a Monday event. The governor said West Virginia residents could soon see their income taxes go down further because the state collected $826 million more in revenue than had been budgeted for this fiscal year.

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Judge Dismisses Federal Lawsuit Over W.Va. Prison And Jail Conditions

A class action lawsuit filed last August by several West Virginia inmates over living conditions in the state’s correctional system has been dismissed.

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W.Va. Soda Tax Removed

An excise tax on sugary drinks meant to discourage consumers from drinking so many of them has been lifted in West Virginia.

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