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Under the Dome

June 21, 2016 Edition

Under the Dome is an update on actions and activities of the West Virginia Legislature, provided during the regular legislative session, interim sessions and special sessions for West Virginia University faculty and staff by WVU’s Office of State, Corporate and Local Relations. This issue provides a review of the final budget for FY2017 recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor.

The Legislature reconvened on June 11. After three weeks of a stalemate that seemed intractable, a bipartisan deal emerged with support from the governor, Senate and House of Delegates leadership to close the $271 million gap in the FY2017 budget.

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