Senate's proposal adds $10 million to program but Justice wants $20 million to eliminate waitlist.
House Judiciary to take up measure Friday morning; public hearing airs views.
The budget the Senate is proposing is $4.558 billion.
Bill was inspired by a young athlete from Beckley who was barred from basketball participation because of his dreadlocks.
Almost 60 bills up for consideration in Senate on deadline day to move legislation to House of Delegates.
Some senators ask if state has immediate needs for money, but bill passes unanimously.
Passage required a two-thirds majority vote.
Operators seeking the tax relief would promise to keep the power plant open until 2025.
Package would cut property taxes for manufacturers and vehicles but raise sales taxes and tobacco taxes.
Bill passes 88-11 but goes back to Senate to resolve differences.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A delegate who represents an area where a “Tourism Development District” could be established proposed a local referendum for such decisions. But...
Bill has been a priority of House Speaker Hanshaw.
Resolution says proposal to cut teams is ill-conceived.
Agenda for emergency meeting says a superintendent will be appointed.
Most coal-fired power plants will be retiring over next decade, senators are told.
Tech leader is latest speaker for delegates aiming to diversify West Virginia economy.
A handful of Senate's Republicans join all the Democrats to vote down the bill.
Game video and surveillance video show more details about what happened.
Bill could have an estimated $16 million state revenue repercussion.
In floor speeches about hospital, delegates say they have reached out to Governor Justice for help.