West Virginia Governor Jim Justice issues three executive orders: Executive Order 46-20: As a result of casinos being ordered closed from March 18 – June 5, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this order suspends the regulatory statute requiring that racetrack table game licensees pay the West Virginia Lottery Commission as part of their application for renewal by July 1, 2020, extending the due date until October 1, 2020.
Executive Order 47-20: Notifying the Legislature of the Governor’s intention to borrow from the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund to meet General Revenue cash flow obligations for the start of the new fiscal year; FY2021. This transfer occurs annually. The amount being transferred this year is $68.6 million.
Executive Order 48-20: Orders all departments, agencies, bureaus, sections, boards, commissions, and other organizational units within the Executive Branch of State Government to effect a spending reduction of their General Revenue appropriations for FY2020.
Gov. Justice will further address these items in his next virtual media briefing. … See MoreSee Less
James C. Justice, II was born April 27, 1951, to James Conley Justice and Edna Ruth Justice. He attended Raleigh County public schools, graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and attended Greenbrie…