Governor expresses relief, says investigation has been hard on his family and businesses.
Justice unveils several new spending proposals, most aimed at child health and welfare.
State officials estimate revenue decline of $108 million for the coming fiscal year.
Blair continues to recover in hospital as session begins.
Finance reports for 4th quarter 2019 were due this week.
Tarr likely to lead Finance Committee meetings while Senator Blair recovers from wreck.
Justice's lawyer says there is no official paperwork and that it is not necessary.
Lawmakers say bills need work before being considered in regular session.
Speaker's top priority is establishing a capital investment fund that would let the state partner with companies or the sovereign funds of other nations.
Blair had been preparing for regular legislative session, which starts Wednesday.
Several bills may make changes to West Virginia child welfare system.
Hanshaw says he is wary of adding more protected classes to human rights law.
Change to state constitution would require two-thirds supermajorities in Legislature and vote by public.
Revenue Secretary Hardy projects 'flat' budget, and lawmakers agree.
First bill for House would establish West Virginia-led investment fund.
Developers say they are ready to move forward with redevelopment project -- or call it quits.
The photo, shown on letterhead with the state symbol, is titled “Hail Byrd.”
CSX, National Parks Service plan a path forward this week.
Toy drive must go on as organizer recovers from serious illness.
Allegations include financial improprieties and sexual harassment.