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House Speaker Tim Miley and his leadership team are forming a Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development work group with the intent of it becoming a standing committee focusing on those issues when the regular legislative session begins Jan. 8.
The West Virginia Legislature passed House Bill 2014, the Budget Bill, in just three days of an extended session.
Today the Senate completed Senate Bill 105,which would allow rule making authority relating to administration, collection and enforcement of local sales, use and excise taxes by the Tax Commissioner.
The House convened today to consider and pass three bills and adjourn the 1st Extraordinary Session.
The Legislature convened this evening for the 2013 First Extraordinary Session to complete legislation on two bills.

WV.gov Press Releases

The 10th annual Aunt Jennie Music Festival is Labor Day Weekend at Chief Logan State Park. Logan native Roger Bryant, grandson of West Virginia folk legend “Aunt Jennie” Wilson, will serve as emcee this year for the August 30 and August 31 event.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the median farm income for 2014 will be negative $1,626, and over 90 percent of all farm households will rely on multiple sources of income.
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced the awarding of $1,441,760 in grant funds to support arts and historic preservation programs and individuals statewide.
A 3.3-mile section of the Coalfields Expressway will connect Mullens to existing sections already under construction and, when complete, open the expressway from I-64/I-77 to Mullens (nearly 19 miles).
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today joined American Woodmark Corporation in announcing a major expansion of the company's Moorefield, West Virginia cabinet-manufacturing facility.
Those wishing to submit entries for the 12th annual West Virginia Operation Wildflower “Roadsides in Bloom” calendar photo contest have until Oct. 1.

WV Government News (via TOPIX)

State and local government awards for highway and bridge work have declined by nearly 14 percent in the first half of 2014, compared with the same period last year, a new analysis shows.
We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.
This article was written by Oilprice.com , the leading provider of energy news in the world.
As a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, Tim Greene believes allowing drilling and fracking in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations beneath the Ohio River should not create any problems for the region's drinking water supply.
Flashy federal initiatives are missing from the job-creation plan released Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., who wants to pursue her proposals through a seat in the U.S. Senate from West Virginia.
Freedom Industries is considering trying to enter a state program to help ease cleanup at the site where a chemical spill polluted the Charleston area's water supply.

Secretary of State Press Releases

The amendment concerns creating exemptions from property taxes for certain non-profit youth organizations.
Secretary Tennant’s father is a Korean War veteran and her husband is a member of the US Navy Reserves, so she is eligible to join the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Secretary Tennant has completed her tour of all four VA Medical Facilities in West Virginia, discussing solutions to long wait times for veterans seeking medical attention.
Tennant defended West Virginia coal miners, their jobs, and their families today at a public hearing regarding the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s oppressive regulations on the coal industry.
Secretary Tennant toured the Martinsburg VA Medical Center on Tuesday, and the Beckley and Huntington facilities on Wednesday.
“When West Virginia business owners are working, we are working for the business owners,” Secretary Tennant said.

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