Governor Justice entered the Joint Session of the Legislature to applause on Wednesday evening.

Early he mentioned how much better the state economy is compared to three years ago with unemployment now way down, and employment and business income taxes up.

The Governor also said it’s time to get rid of the state’s business inventory and equipment tax, and Republican leaders agree.

Governor Justice is also proposing to hire 87 new case workers for the state’s overworked foster care system, now with 7,000 kids to care for.

At one point the Governor asked everyone to wear orange highway vests after he announced $147 million in new money for additional road repairs.

There was a clear divide between some Democrats and Republicans following Gov. Jim Justice’s State of the State Address Wednesday night at the state capitol.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Trump…

House of Delegates Minority Leader Tim Miley, saw the speech a different way…