100 million dollar budget cut announced by West Virginia officials

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – West Virginia government officials have announced a budget cut.

According to WCHS-TV, State Revenue Secretary Dave Hardy told Metro News that the state plans on cutting 100 million dollars from the general revenue.

A 4.6% budget cut from agencies in the state will take effect for the remainder of the year and for next year.

The previous months’ surpluses exceeded expectations.

Stay with WOAY News for more information on this developing story.

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