Clayton Burch has been a top official within the state Department of Education.
Task force next meets April 10 to get grounded on the basics.
Governor considers whether to sign or veto bill dismantling arts department.
29-member task force has its first meeting today.
Arts secretary says she'll resign if that would stop changes to department.
Governor had been asked for more female representation on board.
Justice says he and his staff are examining any potential unintended consequences.
Pro sports leagues want states to establish an 'integrity fee' of 1 percent on handles.
Now the bill goes to the governor to veto, sign or pass into law without his signature.
Legislature passes resolution with a few changes.
Armstead, first Republican speaker, will continue to serve in the position through December.
Conference committee has to meet twice.
The House of Delegates concurred with some changes on Saturday afternoon and passed the bill.
Bill has been opposed by manufacturers.
Budget passed the House this morning and now goes to the Senate to concur.
Professional sports leagues have lobbied to have a one percent integrity fee amended into the bill.
Justice also signed a bill dealing with post-production expenses on drilling projects.
The bill that passed the Senate on Friday would update the state Ethics Act to apply to a 'public servant volunteer.'
Bill would limit waivers on work requirements from federal law for counties with high unemployment rates.
The House of Delegates passed the resolution by a 93-1 vote on Friday morning.