The bill is similar to one the House approved months ago during the 2016 Regular Legislative Session.
The real budget deadline, according to Senate Finance Committee Chair Mike Hall (R-Putnam, 04), is weeks earlier than July 1.
'It's not time to panic. It's time to build consensus,' says House Majority Leader Daryl Cowles (R-Morgan, 58).
The defeat leaves account sweeps, spending cuts and Rainy Day Fund withdrawals as possible ways to address the $270 million shortfall in next year's state budget.
'It's not a time to panic,' says state health officer of new recommended limits for PFOA, also known as C-8, and PFOS in drinking water.
On Tuesday, public schools in Tucker County will be the first in the Mountain State to wrap up classes for students.
House Republican leaders were reportedly not happy about that Wednesday meeting.
Bills ending transfers to Licensed Racetrack Modernization Fund, decreasing distribution to West Virginia Infrastructure Fund and eliminating secretary of Education & Arts are among additional proposals being requested.
Two teen boys are charged in connection with an alleged mass shooting plot. State Police are not ruling out arrests of others.
Special Session opens with several options, no consensus on how to fill projected $270 million shortfall in 2017 budget.
A Special Session for budget work begins Monday.
Ahead of next week's Special Session, Senator Mitch Carmichael (R-W.Va.) says those in state government will have to find ways to 'operate more efficiently.'
The lead sponsor of the bill is 3rd District Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.).
The Vermont senator made four campaign stops in West Virginia ahead of Tuesday's primary election.
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee is adding to his delegate count ahead of the Republican National Convention in July.
Only incumbent 2nd District Congressman Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.) faced opposition in Tuesday's primary election.
The new justice will serve through 2029.
The resignation of longtime Auditor Glen Gainer III will take effect later this week.
Justice ran against former U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler (D-Marshall, 02) in Tuesday's primary election.
A Logan County man is facing three charges for the alleged attack at a Mother's Day cookout.