Gov. Justice honors his commitment to appoint PEIA task force


CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Today Gov. Jim Justice announced that he has done his part in appointing the PEIA task force that will conduct public hearings across the state and bring back recommendations and solutions to find a permanent fix for funding the health insurance plan for state employees and retirees.

The remaining members of the task force to be appointed by the unions and legislature are expected to be submitted by Monday to fill the volunteer group that is being chaired by Justice Administration Chief of Staff Mike Hall.

The task force will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Tyler Barker

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