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Gov Jim Justice

Gov. Justice urges full funding for foster care

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice released the following statement today:

“With dollars available, our foster kids deserve full funding and I’m very proud of the Legislature for working with me so that this will be accomplished. Together, we are on the doorstep of passing the most family-friendly budget in the history of our great state. A special thanks to all those in the Legislature for working with me in passing my Family-First initiative!”

The principle foundations of Gov. Justice”s Family-First initiative are the following:
Second Mountaineer Challenge Academy – Montgomery
Communities In Schools expansion to additional counties
Senior Services – hot meals and transportation
Food banks – full funding
Jim’s Dream – Jobs and Hope Program
Dept. of Education food Backpack Program
Full elimination of IDD waiver waitlist
Foster kids- full funding

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