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Proposed changes to waiver program altered
Proposed changes to waiver program altered

Modifications made following

impromptu public hearing outside House of Delegates chamber

Proposed changes to waiver program altered
Proposed changes to waiver program altered

Modifications made following

impromptu public hearing outside House of Delegates chamber

WV officials breathe easier over most recent revenue report

General revenue fund collected $564.8 million in April, 4.8 percent higher than estimates

State finance experts give committee tax reform crash course
State finance experts give committee tax reform crash course

Experts go over current tax structure, outline studies ordered by former governors

W.Va. legislative committee studies reforming tax code

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A legislative committee is reviewing West Virginia’s tax code with an eye toward making reforms.

The Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform will hold its second meeting on Monday at the Capitol....

Family fears proposed cuts to disability benefits waiver
Family fears proposed cuts to disability benefits waiver

Agency believes disability program reform would aid those on wait list

Flags ordered lowered in memory of former Sen. Chernenko

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered state flags at the Capitol Complex in Charleston and at all state-owned facilities in Brooke County to be lowered in memory of former state Sen. John Chernenko.

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Former coal miner named to WV House of Delegates

Tomblin appoints man to fill vacancy

Committee to discuss W.Va. tax reform

Less than a week before a select group of lawmakers begins efforts to implement comprehensive reforms of West Virginia’s tax system, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is calling for reason.

“It cannot be a knee-jerk reaction,” Tomblin...

Capitol Notebook: Tomblin touts sexual abuse law

On Tuesday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin had a ceremonial bill-signing event where he signed Erin Merryn’s Law (HB 2527), which had passed the state Legislature unanimously.

The law creates a State Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse...

Tomblin says he hasn’t decided on possible congressional bid
Tomblin says he hasn’t decided on possible congressional bid

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says he has been asked about running for Congress, and hasn’t decided either way yet.

The Logan County Democrat told The Associated Press he has been approached about vying for the 3rd...

Tomblin says $134M road bond sale saves W.Va. $26M

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the sale of $134 million in state Road Fund bonds will save West Virginia $26 million, most of which will go into road projects.

In a news release Friday, the governor said selling the...

W.Va. lawmakers set up site with info about tax reform push

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led Legislature has set up a website about their push to change parts of the state tax code.

On Wednesday, lawmakers announced the site featuring public information that will be used in...

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