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West Virginia Governor: Ascend WV Remote Worker Program

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice today announced the launch of the nation’s premier remote work program, aimed at recruiting outdoor enthusiast professionals to the Mountain State.  The program, called Ascend WV,…

West Virginia Governor Announces Tiger Trout Stockings

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Anglers looking for an exciting fishing adventure in West Virginia will have opportunities to catch tiger trout this spring.  Gov. Jim Justice announced that the West Virginia Division of…

West Virginia Governor: Plan to Repeal State Income Tax

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice will host a summit with West Virginia legislators to discuss his plan to repeal the state income tax. The Governor’s summit will be held at the State…

West Virginia Governor: Legislation to Create Hope Office

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has submitted to the West Virginia Legislature a bill that will create an all-new State Recovery and Hope Office. The function of the…

West Virginia Governor Justice to Host Public Town Hall

Gov Justice to host public town hall on plan to repeal state income tax at Tamarack TODAY at 4:00 p.m. CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice will host a public town hall at…

West Virginia Governor: Expansion of Federal Pharmacy Partnership

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice joined West Virginia health leaders and other officials today for his latest daily press briefing regarding the State’s COVID-19 response. During Monday’s briefing, Gov. Justice announced that,…

West Virginia Governor Appoints Maryclaire Akers as Judge

Gov. Justice appoints Maryclaire Akers as judge for Thirteenth Judicial Circuit serving Kanawha County CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Maryclaire Akers, of Charleston, WV, to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit,…

West Virginia: State of Emergency for 18 Counties Due to Flooding

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice has declared a State of Emergency for Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Clay, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Randolph, Roane, Upshur, and Wayne…

West Virginia Governor Justice Partnership with Jobcase

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the State of West Virginia has entered into a public-private partnership with Jobcase to connect more job seekers and companies in West Virginia, including…

West Virginia State Resiliency Office (SRO) job posting

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) West Virginia State Resiliency Office (SRO) job posting OVERVIEW Title: State Resiliency Office Deputy Division: The Governor’s Office Reports To: State Resiliency Officer Work Unit: State Resiliency Office Annual…

West Virginia Governor: Expansion of Toyota plant

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice  today issued the following statement after Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia’s (TMMWV) announcement that, due to increased customer demand, the company will invest $210 million to upgrade…

West Virginia Governor expanded State of Emergency Proclamation

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice  has expanded his ongoing State of Emergency proclamation for severe winter weather to include Jackson and Mason counties. Click here to view the updated proclamation The State…

West Virginia Surpasses 100 Percent Vaccine Administration Rate

West Virginia surpasses 100 percent vaccine administration rate for both first and second doses combined CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice announced that West Virginia has become the only state in the nation to…

West Virginia Governor Appoints Matt Irby as Acting Tax Commissioner

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has appointed Matt Irby as Acting West Virginia State Tax Commissioner. His appointment is effective today. In August 2020, Irby was appointed as…

West Virginia: Tax Commissioner Dale Steager Announces Retirement

WV Department of Revenue: Tax Commissioner Dale Steager announces his retirement CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) West Virginia Tax Commissioner Dale Steager announced today that he is retiring from the West Virginia State Tax…

West Virginia: COVID Vaccination Pre-Registration System

West Virginia First State to Launch Everbridge COVID-19 Vaccination Pre-Registration System CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) West Virginians will now have access to a COVID-19 vaccination pre-registration tool available statewide. West Virginia is the…

West Virginia Governor Justice Appoints Harold Ward

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has appointed Harold Ward as Cabinet Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP). Ward recently served as the WVDEP’s…

West Virginia: Inauguration Ceremony Scheduled for Friday, Jan. 22

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) The Office of Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the 2021 West Virginia Gubernatorial and  Constitutional Officer Inauguration Ceremony will be held on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, beginning at…

West Virginia Governor Announces $6 million to Combat Drug Crisis

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice announced today a $6 million federal grant that will help West Virginia strengthen cutting-edge strategies that target addiction through prevention, intervention, and diversion. The funding comes…