West Virginia - Coronavirus Press Clips Archive

Justice: Final call on WV schools reopening to be made by Sept. 1

Charleston Gazette - 8/10/2020

WV leaders seek more support in COVID-19 bill for struggling West Virginians

Charleston Gazette - 8/6/2020

Justice says yet-undetermined metric could force school closings; announces effort to provide internet to students opting for online-only

Charleston Gazette - 8/6/2020

Deferred income tax payments means Christmas in July for WV tax collection

Charleston Gazette - 8/3/2020

July June

Justice sweeps $198M unspent funds, 'borrows' $68M to close $255M budget shortfall

Charleston Gazette - 6/30/2020

Justice moves money around to balance budget by midnight deadline

Metro News – 6/30/2020

Justice offers nebulous plan to spend $1.25B in federal COVID-19 relief funds

Charleston Gazette - 6/27/2020

West Virginia gov details plans for $1.25B aid package
Associated Press – 6/26/2020

Limited Video Lottery setting revenue records after reopening, lottery director says

Charleston Gazette - 6/25/2020

Gov. Justice: Special Session Not Needed To Fix Budget Hole

WV Public – 6/22/2020

Justice confident WV will finish fiscal year on June 30 with balanced budget

Charleston Gazette - 6/19/2020

Organizers reverse course, cancel State Fair of West Virginia

Charleston Gazette - 6/18/2020

Free books coming to 37,000 WV children thanks to Dollywood Foundation, government funds

Charleston Gazette - 6/15/2020

WVSU, already struggling with enrollment, projects 20-25% drop amid pandemic

Charleston Gazette - 6/12/2020

Justice Optimistic About Balanced Budget By End of June
The Intelligencer – 6/6/2020

While WV revenue still down, Justice says things could be worse

Charleston Gazette - 6/3/2020

While WV revenue still down, Justice says things could be worse

Charleston Gazette - 6/3/2020

Virginia gov. recommends 12 projects for federal funds

Associated Press – 6/2/2020

Special session possible in West Virginia as revenue tanks

Weirton Daily Times – 6/2/2020

$27M in Abandoned Mine Lands grants fund trails, campgrounds on former sites across WV

Charleston Gazette - 6/2/2020

May April

WV Lottery revenue plunges $51M in March amid COVID-19 shutdown

Charleston Gazette - 4/30/2020

Moody: Coronavirus impact will send WV revenue collection plunging

Charleston Gazette - 4/29/2020

WV's preK-12 system is getting $87M in federal coronavirus relief. More than $65M for colleges is starting to arrive ” much must go directly to students.

Charleston Gazette - 4/25/2020

Fed rules block states from using stimulus funds for budget shortfalls, Justice hopeful for reversal

Charleston Gazette - 4/24/2020

WV investment assets fall 7.5% -- nearly $1.5B -- after coronavirus-driven market collapse

Charleston Gazette - 4/23/2020

WV investment assets fall 7.5% -- nearly $1.5B -- after coronavirus-driven market collapse

Charleston Gazette - 4/23/2020

WV gets $625M stimulus payment, awaiting US guidance on how to spend it

Charleston Gazette - 4/17/2020

Justice: WV should be able to avoid layoffs, program cuts with federal stimulus funds

Charleston Gazette - 4/15/2020

Video lottery operators still on hook for $7.5M bill despite shutdown

Charleston Gazette - 4/15/2020

WV public colleges will soon get federal money they must give to struggling students, including $10.1M for WVU alone

Charleston Gazette - 4/11/2020

March tax revenue numbers above estimates, but West Virginia officials have concerns

News and Sentinel – 4/5/2020

WV has decreased its jail population by almost 10 percent. Jails are still overcrowded as state officials and interest groups work on response to pandemic.

Charleston Gazette - 4/4/2020

Projections Show COVID-19’s Peak In West Virginia Is A Month Away. Here’s What That Could Look Like

WVPublic.org – 4/2/2020

March