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Sunday, April 09, 2017 - 01:24 AM

House of Delegate Passes Budget Bill HB 2018

The House of Delegates met early this morning to discuss House Bill 2018, the Budget Bill.

Delegate Nelson (R-Kanawha) said, “This budget raises no taxes and takes 90 million dollars out of the rainy day fund to replace what would be cut from Medicare.”

Delegate Byrd (D-Kanawha) asked if the budget would restore the courtesy patrol. He was informed the bill to take away the courtesy patrol failed.

Delegate Wilson (R-Berkeley) said, “This budget honors the taxpayers.”

Delegate Zatezalo (R-Hancock) said, “I think this budget is responsible but it is difficult. I say we pass this budget right now and then get to the negotiating table.”

Delegate Sobonya (R-Cabell) said, “When you don’t have the revenue and pass the cuts, this is what you get.”

Delegate Cowles (R-Morgan) said, “This is a bridge to a time where our economy will be doing better. I hope soon we can start spending money on programs but until then we need to live within our means and I urge a green vote.”

The bill passed with 63 yeas and 37 nays.

The legislature has completed the business of the first Regular Session.

The House has adjourned sine die.

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