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Having pursued an extremely partisan agenda during the regular legislative session aimed at attacking working West Virginia families, members of the majority Republican “leadership” are now shrugging off the one and only task actually constitutionally required of the Legislature, passage of the state budget.

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Unable to pass tax increases or make major cuts in government spending, the West Virginia Legislature amended and passed a budget bill Thursday evening that uses $245 million in Rainy Day reserve funds and one-time money to close a $270 million gap in the 2016-17 state budget.

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That’s where West Virginia’s Correctional Officers rank in starting pay among the rest of the states, according to a report released by the West Virginia Legislative Auditor’s office.

The West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety (DMAPS) on behalf of the WV Division of Corrections (DOC), the WV Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority (RJA), and the Division of Juvenile Services (DJS), respectfully proposes the following plan be adopted to address the persistent recruitment and retention difficulties experienced by correctional agencies in West Virginia.