CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice has issued a proclamation, calling for the West Virginia Legislature to convene in special session at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021.
The special session call requests that the Legislature consider over $250 million in supplementary appropriations that Gov. Justice has divided into over 20 different initiatives, among other considerations.
A few of those initiatives include upgrades and expansions to several
West Virginia State Parks, upgrades to the Elk River Trail, allocating
initial funding to the Economic Development Authority’s Closing Fund,
upgrades to correctional facilities, replenishing the First Responders’
Death Fund, and many others.