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December 16, 2020

W.Va. is up on Dec. 30 Deadline to Spend $764 Million in Federal Relief, but Capito Sees an Extension Ahead

West Virginia MetroNews – West Virginia is up against deadline to spend $764,887,286, but U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito has expressed some confidence the state could get a reprieve. Read the full article.

Gov. Jim Justice also says no sweat.

West Virginia drew down $1.26 million in federal CARES Act money last spring and has spent $503,895,780 so far, according to state figures. Invoices for spending are likely flowing in, but the bulk of the money is with the state Board of Investments.

States have a Dec. 30 deadline to spend the money.

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