Jim Justice running for governor
By Eric Eyre, The Charleston Gazette
West Virginia billionaire businessman Jim Justice announced today he’s running for governor as a Democrat.
Justice, who owns The Greenbrier, serves as president and CEO of about 50 companies, but he’s never held a political office – or even run for election. Forbes magazine estimates Justice’s net worth at $1.6 billion.
He announced his bid for governor this afternoon during a...