By Brad McElhinny, WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice said he will play a more direct role in legislative budget discussions, particularly relating to a teacher pay raise that he has backed for months.
“What I want to do is to try to bring everybody together, if it be a special session or whatever it be and try to make some real progress,” Justice said during a midday press conference.
The governor said he will talk to each caucus,...