The Senate passed the new version on concurrence Wednesday afternoon (28-6), along with some minor amendments, and the House signed off on the final version Thursday (74-24).
Minority Leader Roman Prezioso and other Democrats said the $41.5 million cut to higher education would hurt WVU and other state schools.
"We're not there yet, but we're close", Justice said late Saturday night as the 60-day legislative session headed toward its close.
It would increase the state gasoline tax by 4.5 cents a gallon and start his proposed road reconstruction program aimed at creating thousands of jobs.
Ferns said in his video the second promise the Senate kept was "passing a balanced budget without tax increases".
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On Feb. 23, zoo officials started streaming on YouTube showing the female giraffe preparing to deliver a baby. We have been told by other parks that mothers will sometimes feast just before the birth.
House Bill 2018 then passed the Senate with a vote of 22-12. He asked if Carmichael had received a copy.
Justice said in his press release the goal of the extended session was to reach an agreement for the budget of the state.
"It's very important for us to put a budget before the governor", Carmichael said. Several Republican lawmakers vowed to make the state government live within its means without tax increases.
"Nobody's happy about that", Carmichael said of possible use of Rainy Day funds.
The Senate did not act on Senate Bill 484, which would lower the sales tax rate and eliminate certain exemptions. Justice said he was pessimistic about the budget situation for the last three days but his view changed at 2 p.m. Saturday.
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SB 437 discontinues the Greyhound Breeding Development Fund, financed from the bets made at the tracks, under the state Racing Commission and transfers $15 million money to the Excess Lottery Revenue Fund to be appropriated by the Legislature, but allows funds for greyhound adoption spaying and neutering programs.
If Justice signs the bill, patients in West Virginia suffering from a variety of conditions including HIV, AIDS, cancer and epilepsy would be able to use marijuana as a form of treatment.
Justice noted approximately 1,700 jobs are provided in the state through greyhound racing, including operations at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and Mardi Gras Resort and Casino.
The issue now will go back to the Legislature, where lawmakers will decide on whether to override the veto.
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Into the future, such reuse will be critical to making SpaceX's more ambitious plans (such Mars missions) an economic possibility. The rocket booster that was launched on Thursday, however, will be donated to the Cape Canaveral Spaceport for display, he said.