Senate backs budget with spending cuts

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Although Barrett fully supports the medical marijuana bill, he believes Pushkin's amendment would have been the better option for West Virginians. The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill that would allow doctors to prescribe marijuana to patients and would establish a system to regulate medical marijuana within the state.

The budget bill as passed included $90 million in cuts and about $90 million from the Rainy Day Fund. Gov. Justice has publicly supported the measure and is expected to sign, making West Virginia the 29th state to enact a medical marijuana law. It passed in the House on April 1, with a roll call vote of 56-44.

Justice said the agreement also covered proposals to raise the gas tax and DMV fees, and to issue new Parkways Authority bonds, items in bills that had died in House Finance Committee at the end of the session.

Jim Justice was in Wheeling Saturday morning where he announced he would veto a bill to discontinue the Greyhound Breeding Development Fund. He asked if Carmichael had received a copy.

"The momentum changed and all of a sudden, there became real hope and real optimism", Justice said.

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Ferns said in his video the second promise the Senate kept was "passing a balanced budget without tax increases".

"In a time when we need to invest in higher education to kick start this economy, we're turning around and are going to cut", said Prezioso, D-Marion.

State Revenue Secretary Dave Hardy said that gain was partly offset by corporate net income tax, consumer sales tax and business and occupation taxes that were more than $8 million below estimates altogether. Justice said the basis of the right to work legislation was being adjudicated in Kanawha County.

The bill went back to the Senate where it originated, and Sen. We are committed to working with officials to make sure the program is as effective as possible and to get it up and running in a timely fashion. Twenty-eight states, the District of Columbia, and the US territories of Guam and Puerto Rico have enacted effective medical marijuana laws, and 18 states have adopted medical marijuana laws that are ineffective because they are either unworkable or exceptionally restrictive.